Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt’s two-game stint in Hershey over the weekend ended with him leaving Sunday’s 4-2 loss to the Norfolk Admirals with an upper body injury.
Midway through his first season as head coach of the Washington Capitals, Barry Trotz was asked Sunday which is more difficult: getting his players to play the way they have during their current 1
Truth be told, Nicklas Backstrom wasn’t planning on going to Columbus for the 2015 NHL All-Star Game anyway.
Where there was once panic there is now calm. Where there was despair, there is now confidence.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night at Verizon Center: