|March 27, 2014: Caps' Laich Reports Improvement|
Laich (groin) has reported improvement in his recovery from the procedure he underwent last Monday, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.Laich is expected to begin skating on his own Thursday before gradually picking up his activities thereafter, but fantasy owners shouldn't bank on him to return until the postseason, at the earliest. He's just over one week through the four-to-six week timetable etched out for him after he completed the operation to release a tight adductor muscle.
|March 16, 2014: Capitals double up Maple Leafs 4-2|
WASHINGTON (AP) Troy Brouwer scored two goals and the Washington Capitals scored three times in the first period before holding on for a 4-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.
|March 15, 2014: Caps' Laich Doesn't Skate Saturday|
Laich (groin) did not participate in the team's Saturday morning skate, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.Laich has been in and out of the lineup this week due to the injury. He'll rest Saturday and test the groin out Sunday before getting back onto the ice. Consider him day-to-day and expect the team to update his condition soon.
|March 14, 2014: Caps' Laich Playing Friday|
Laich (groin) will play in Friday's game against the Canucks, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.Laich has been in and out of the lineup recently, missing two of the past four games, including Tuesday's 2-0 loss to the Penguins. He's not a safe bet beyond Friday but will at least be available against the Canucks.
|March 14, 2014: Caps' Laich Questionable For Friday|
Laich (groin) skated on his own prior to the Capitals' morning skate Friday, Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.Such activity would seemingly indicate that Laich won't play Friday vs. the Canucks, but coach Adam Oates hasn't relayed official word on his status. It should be apparent closer to game time whether or not Laich will be available.