The Capitals' biggest stars lead the comeback against the Hurricanes en route to a 5-3 win Tuesday night.
Asked about the importance of Brooks Laich's return to the lineup, goaltender Braden Holtby said the Capitals haven't been intense enough this season and hopes that the utility forward can help spark them.
The Capitals forward shared his side of everything that happened with the Bruins in Washington's 4-1 loss on Saturday.
The defenseman skates briefly, Matt Hendricks is ready to play against Sabres and other notes from the Caps' optional skate.
Of all the fights that ensued at TD Garden Saturday, when the Bruins cornered Matt Hendricks and forced him to fight drew the ire of the Capitals.
Unsportsmanlike-conduct penalties aren't a new phenomenon for the Capitals this season, but it's definitely something they can avoid.
Notes from Washington's 3-0 win in Winnipeg
Winger Aaron Volpatti will get '"thrown to the wolves" Saturday afternoon as he makes his Capitals debut at Winnipeg.
There's been a revolving door at top-line left wing for the Capitals and now it's Matt Hendricks's turn to try and fit.
Mike Green isn't on the ice for Caps practice, which features a few different line combinations.