The gritty winger returns to face the Capitals as a member of the Nashville Predators.
Notes on Mikhail Grabovski's place on the first power play unit, Michal Neuvirth's puck handling and more.
Mike Ribeiro and Matt Hendricks have both signed with new teams on the first day of NHL free agency.
With no progress on an extension with the Capitals, Matt Hendricks is prepared to test the unrestricted free agent market when it opens at noon Friday.
Matt Hendricks's agent says that he hasn't discussed a new contract for the gritty winger with the Capitals since the trade deadline.
A look at how the players on the third and fourth lines fared this season and what the future might hold.
A look at the Capitals' unrestricted free agents.
Matt Hendricks has become an important part of the roster over the past three years but it's uncertain whether the Capitals will have the salary cap space to bring him back.
Both veterans are hoping to take advantage of what could be their final chance to earn a lucrative NHL contract.
Another year, another frustrating early postseason exit for the Capitals.