It’s quite an achievement that the Washington Capitals beat the Detroit Red Wings despite being down three forwards on Friday, but what about those injury implications?
Well, it appears to be a mixed bag, with the headline news being the least appetizing.
On the bright side, NHL.com’s Katie Brown ranks among those who note that Andre Burakovsky – the third of those Washington forwards to suffer a recent injury – was at least able to practice on Saturday morning.
“Week-to-week” is basically the scarier version of the often-frustrating “day-to-day” label. After all, weeks can turn to a month or months, for all we know.
That said, with all the significant players ruled out for months outright lately, maybe week-to-week isn’t so bad.
For Capitals fans who need a pick-me-up, how about this adorably goofy praise from Barry Trotz to Jay Beagle?
The world needs photo-heavy dictionaries, right?