When asked if backup goaltender Justin Peters would get today’s start against the St. Lois Blues, Barry Trotz created a new word in the English lexicon.
“Yope,” he said.
After a two-week absence to contemplate his future, it appears Martin Brodeur's illustrious NHL career is at an end.
John Carlson has the longest active games played streak on the Capitals at 316 games. Karl Alzner is right behind him at 314 games.
It's not hard to pick out who the best three teams in the NHL are right now. St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Montreal are clearly playing on another level from everyone else.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the St. Louis Blues Saturday night at Scottrade Center: