Braden Holtby is back in net at Verizon Center Thursday night as the Hershey Bears come to Washington for the AHL Showcase.
Capitals Coach Adam Oates ended a six-week run as co-coach of the AHL's Bears last week, GM George McPhee said Tuesday.
With no end in sight to the labor dispute between owners and players, the young goalie is back with the AHL's Bears for the foreseeable future.
Bears hope to leave a lasting impression with Oates.
Capitals coach Adam Oates will serve as co-coach of the AHL's Hershey Bears for the duration of the NHL lockout.