Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were back together again at practice on Monday. They'll look to rekindle some chemistry on Wednesday night in Detroit.
With Alex Ovechkin in a three-game scoring slump, Barry Trotz put him back with Nicklas Backstrom.
The Caps have had one of the best starts in franchise history, but could they be even better than their record shows?
Capitals coach Barry Trotz is trying to conserve his team's mental energy during a four-day break in the schedule.