News, notes and quotes from today’s morning skate at Madison Square Garden in preparation for to tonight’s rematch between the Capitals (8-2-0, 16 points) and New York Rangers (7-2-2, 16 points):
Through their first 10 games of the regular season the Capitals are 8-2-0 and own the second-largest goal differential in the league at a plus-11.
We are just one day away from Capitals hockey which means it's time for the most sacred of all preseason traditions: predictions. Today, we'll tackle the Eastern Conference.
To get you ready for the 2015-16 season, we will be previewing all 30 NHL in 30 days, division by division. Check the bottom of the page for a schedule of each preview.