Back at the top of their games, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby face off as division rivals tonight at Verizon Center.
Washington is 9-1-1 in its last 11 games, but before this run of success was a gut-wrenching loss that helped show the team how well it could play.
The Capitals discuss the trade heard round the NHL that sent Jarome Iginla from Calgary to Pittsburgh.
Alex Ovechkin might only have two goals heading into tonight's game but the Penguins still consider the Washington captain to be a threat.
The Penguins scored their first five goals on just 14 shots Sunday and the 22-year-old goalie stopped just 20 of the 26 shots he faced.
Finally some traction? A roundup of the latest news in the NHL labor negotiations.