Mike Green and Nicklas Backstrom sat out practice and Brooks Orpik left early. Who will play against the Rangers?
The Capitals started Tuesday's practice short one defenseman. They ended it short two.
Just one week after being traded to Carolina, a second concussion in two years may cut short this veteran defenseman's season short.
The Capitals are making the most of their time off to rest as they look ahead to Wednesday night's matchup with the New York Rangers.