It wasn't their stars who stepped up on Monday, but Philipp Grubauer, Michael Latta and Jason Chimera who led the way in the Caps' 2-1 win over Carolina.
By the time they are back in their beds sometime early Tuesday morning, the Caps will be holding a share of the NHL lead in points.
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The Capitals (24-6-2, 50 points) just continue to find ways to win.
When Justin Williams was 4 years old and skating on the 20 feet by 20 feet frozen pond in the front yard of his family’s h