Welcome to the NHL Daily Picks, where CBS hockey writers Chris Peters and Adam Gretz share their predictions for select games every day.
Brooks Laich is finally healthy for the Washington Capitals, and he scored a beautiful goal on Tuesday night.
Derick Brassard, Carl Soderberg and Clarke MacArthur are among Jan Levine's top picks for his Week 5 Start 'Em and Sit 'Em.
Brooks Laich won't travel with the Capitals after being placed on injured reserve. He was injured after a hit from Florida Panthers forward Shawn Thornton.
The Washington Capitals will give out an Abraham Lincoln hat and beard to the best player of the game as selected by the team. They're calling it the "Honest Abe Player of the Game Award," naturally.
The 23-player opening night rosters for all 30 NHL teams.
Despite debates, Alex Ovechkin remains one of the best players in the league. He'll have to help fuel the team's turnaround after a disastrous 2013-14 season.
This is the second of two summers in which teams can elect to use the two compliance buyouts from the last CBA. We take a look at every team's situation.
The Washington Capitals will have to make their playoff push down another centerman. Brook Laich is expected to miss 4-6 weeks for a lower-body injury.
The Capitals made a young fan's wish come true as he spent the weekend with the Caps including dropping the ceremonial faceoff in which he tossed Steve Ott from the proceedings.

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