News and notes as the Capitals [43-25-11, 97 points] prepare to take on Detroit Red Wings [41-24-13, 95 points] today at Joe Louis Arena [5 p.m., CSN]:
Welcome to another edition of our Penn Quarter Sports Tavern Friday Six-Pack of Questions, where we try to keep it real while discussing the issues that surround the Capitals.
On a night Alex Ovechkin became the Caps’ all-time leading goal scorer, Barry Trotz’s 600th career coaching victory sort of went under the radar and he’s just fine with that.
Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan announced on Tuesday that the team has signed forward Travis Boyd to a two-year deal.
Alex Ovechkin is going cold just when the Capitals need him to be hot.