The Capitals wing has helped 9-year-old Addy Flint through multiple surgeries and chemo therapy. “She's fun to hang out with,” Oshie said.
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Connolly is one of four injured players for Washington.
After claiming two of six points on a swing through Western Canada, it's clear the Capitals aren't the same as the past two seasons.
Kuznetsov has taken 11 shots during the first two legs of this trip through Western Canada, and that's more than his first seven games combined.
The journeyman has been promoted up to Washington's top-six forward corps, skating beside Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin.
The Capitals captain stopped to buy the man, who didn't recognize him, a hat, sweater and winter coat.
Top-line center Nicklas Backstrom missed Thursday's loss to the Canucks with an illness, and it's unclear whether he'll be healthy enough to play Saturday.
Washington has allowed at least one power-play goal in seven of its past eight games,
The Capitals' forward left the game early in the second period and did not return after being checked hard into the glass by Canucks defenseman Erik Gudbranson.
Backstrom is considered a “game-time decision,” and center Chandler Stephenson will play if Backstrom can't.