Age on Opening Day 2016: 18
How acquired: Signed as international free agent in 2013
News and notes as the Capitals reflect on Friday night’s 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning and head to Saturday’s 7 p.m. showdown with the Toronto Maple Leafs:
Age on Opening Day 2016: 23
How acquired: 1st round pick, 2014 draft
Position: Starting pitcher
In a sport where injuries of all sorts are commonplace, simply staying on the ice in the NHL can be a feat of its own.
With the Tampa Bay Lightning in town for a Friday evening matchup [5 p.m. on CSN], the Capitals will face off with one of the best teams in the NHL at keeping their opponents off the scoreboard.