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In a span of two days, the Capitals locker room lost a pair of “glue guys” who were brought to Washington to help change the culture of a fractured locker room.
Adam Oates may get another crack at being a head coach in the NHL.
News and notes as the Capitals savor Wednesday night’s wild officials-aided 5-4 win over the San Jose Sharks and are greeted by their fathers today in Los Angeles: