Plus more notes on injured goaltender Edward Pasquale, Trotz's thoughts on the new rule changes and his opinion on where Andre Burakovsky stands.
“I’m really excited about the possibilities of what he’s capable of doing,” Coach Barry Trotz said.
The defenseman would theoretically have to pass through waivers in order to be sent down, but the Capitals don't sound afraid of that.
The dark days are gone, Laich said, replaced by smiles and goals of playing 82 games.
"The next frontier," is what Korn has called the field of sports vision training.
At the NHL media day in New York City, Ovechkin talks expectations for the upcoming season and his still-developing relationship with Coach Barry Trotz.
“I feel a lot better coming into this year than I did last year. "I want to have a better year and be a great two-way player, a two-way center.”
“You’re sick of shinny hockey,” Jason Chimera said, referring to the pickup style the Capitals veterans have been doing in recent days.
Plus notes on a new-look television schedule, Paul Bissonnette and defensive pairings.
“It’s nice,” John Carlson said of Washington’s offseason acquisitions. “I think we could’ve been better there last year, myself included.