Perfectly healthy but still on injured reserve, the Capitals' left-winger has held a unique vantage point on his team's recent run.
Volpatti had neck surgery more than seven months ago.
“Just want to put it behind me,” he said of a recent neck surgery. “Make sure it’s fully healed so I don’t have to deal with it anymore.”
A look at the players on the third and fourth lines.
A Capitals injury update.
With three games left before the Olympic break the Capitals suddenly see their injured list growing rapidly.
News and notes from the morning skate in Tampa.
Notes and observations from the win over the Islanders.
Coach Adam Oates hasn't hesitated to sit veterans for what he believes is an increasingly reliable, though inexperienced, combination.
Notes and observations from Saturday's game in Calgary.