After scoring a pair of goals the night before Nate Schmidt left Sunday's game with an upper-body injury.
Halfway through the season and the Kings are falling, hard. If they keep it up, they won't even have a chance to defend their crown in the playoffs.
Halfway through their first season under Barry Trotz, the Caps are as close to the division lead as they are to being out of the playoffs.
Nicklas Backstrom will probably spend All-Star weekend on some beach, somewhere. His teammates can't explain why.