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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's loss to Carolina, Tom Wilson won't be headed to the World Juniors and more.
The Capitals played one of their best first periods in recent memory, perhaps even the season Tuesday night with one exception.
When Michal Neuvirth injured himself during warm-ups on Friday, the Capitals turned to video coach Brett Leonhardt to serve as back-up.
Washington Capitals players Alex Ovechkin, John Carlson and Karl Alzner grew moustaches in November to raise funds and awareness for men's health.
Cam Ward has been the starting goaltender the past five games, but Canes coach Kirk Muller said Tuesday he wanted to get Peters back in the mix and get a start.
In a perfect world, Team Canada head coach Brent Sutter would be bringing every eligible NHL player with him to Malmo, Sweden as part of his squad at the 2014 World Junior Hockey Championship, but that's not where we reside.
The Carolina Hurricanes will play their first game in a two-game road swing against the Washington Capitals tonight at 7 ET.
Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals December 3, 2013 - 7:00 pm EST Verizon Center - Washington DC TV - Fox Sports Carolinas Radio - 99.9 The Fan Tonight marks the second of five games this season and the second of three at Verizon Center between the Canes and the Capitals.
Sep 23, 2013; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Bruins defenseman Kevan Miller fights with Washington Capitals left wing Aaron Volpatti during the first period at TD Banknorth Garden.
Marcus Johansson has flown under the radar for the Washington Capitals since joining the league as a 20 year old in 2010-11, posting 13 goals and 27 points in 69 games that season, as well as only accumulating 10 penalty minutes.
Capitals forward Brooks Laich is expected is to miss a third straight game with a groin injury related to the nagging problems that limited him to only nine games last season and ultimately required abdominal surgery.
Last week, Dmitry Orlov 's agent made it publicly known that his client wanted out of Washington.
Michal Neuvirth of the Washington Capitals warms up before the game against the Florida Panthers at the Verizon Center on November 2, 2013 in Washington, DC.
How will they fare this week against the Canucks, Hurricanes & Capitals, however? Recently the Nashville Predators have managed to climb past Winnipeg and Dallas into 5th place in the Central Division, with Minnesota cruising along in 4th, six points ahead.
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