And just in case you didn’t believe him, MacLellan sent forward Zach Sill back to AHL Hershey.
Beagle was hurt blocking a shot Saturday in St. Louis. He didn’t play Sunday versus Anaheim due to a lower-body injury.
The 30-year-old forward is arguably the Caps’ best faceoff man; he plays a major role on the penalty kill, too.
If Beagle is indeed ready to go, the Caps will start the playoffs entirely healthy. And that’s not something many teams can say.