Tonight's nationally televised game on Wednesday Night Rivalry on NBC Sports Network features two hated foes in the Washinton Capitals & Philadelphia Flyers
The adage states, 'if it ain't broke, don't fix it.' The Washington Capitals have glided through this season to reign over the NHL with 24 games left on the schedule. Washington is one point ahead of the Minnesota Wild and looks primed for a deep playoff run.
A look at Nicklas Backstrom's dominance against the Flyers during his career
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The Caps' top center has been consistently, if quietly, effective, earning ever more acclaim this season even if he's content without it.
Without the 22-year-old forward, the Capitals get a chance to see what they have in youngsters like Zach Sanford, Jakub Vrana and others in case they're needed in the playoffs.
A person with direct knowledge of the move tells The Associated Press that the Toronto Maple Leafs placed Brooks Laich on waivers, two days after the veteran center questioned where he fit in the team's plans.
Former Capital Brooks Laich is available... but does anybody want him?
Team announces an across-the-board $5 price increase.
A look at a potentially significant issue