The Next Three
|Wednesday||7||at N.Y. Rangers||CSN|
|Saturday||7:30||at Tampa Bay||CSN|
|Feb. 15||5||at Florida||CSN|
ALL GAMES ON WFED (820 AM, 1500 AM)
F Alexandre Giroux was recalled from Hershey as a backup for Brooks Laich, who was nursing a bruised calf after blocking a shot on Thursday. Laich, however, was able to suit up and Giroux, after taking the morning skate and pregame warmup, was returned to Hershey (Pa.) of the American Hockey League.
"I'm a good skater and a good puck mover, especially for my size. I like to throw some bodies around, make some open ice hits every once in a while."
-- D Staffan Kronwall, whom the Capitals claimed off re-entry waivers from Toronto on Friday
BY THE NUMBERS
Players -- Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Alexander Semin and Mike Green -- who are averaging more than a point per game for the Capitals