For the Capitals, heading to Western Canada for a week affords them a chance to spend some quality time together as a team.
For Jason Chimera, it means an annual big family hug.
The Capitals head out on their first road trip of the season with three games in five days and look to bond on their first trip away from home.
Barry Trotz praised Jason Chimera's play against the Panthers, but almost benched him after a costly penalty. Here's how Chimera redeemed himself.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 shootout win over the Florida Panthers Saturday night at Verizon