Alex Ovechkin finally surpassed Sergei Fedorov on Thursday as the all-time leading scorer lifting a weight off of his shoulder and off of the shoulders of the entire team.
The Washington Capitals are off to one of the best starts in franchise history, but one can't help but feel like they could be even better than their record shows.
The week got off to a rough start and had a crazy finish for the Caps who continue to stay near the top of the Metropolitan Division.
Maybe the Caps should just keep playing in Canada.
The Caps sure could have used Nicklas Backstrom on Tuesday against San Jose. With both Backstrom and Alex Ovechkin out, the Caps looked hapless in a 5-0 loss.