Meeting an an optional skate this afternoon at MSG. Then ya boys board a train for D.C. and a nice stretched-out week (thank you NBC, I’m sure you only care about the fans, that’s why they’re not playing Friday, and instead they have to get up at the crack of dawn to see a noon game on Saturday).
But I digress.
The Capitals have called up goaltender Dany Sabourin, defenseman Sean Collins and forward Cody Eakin from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), who are out of the playoffs (the Rangers’ Whale is the only minor-league affiliate of a still-alive NHL team also still playing … is that English?).
How about those Nasvhille guys being suspended by the team for staying out at the bar all night … reportedly … holy shishkebob.
Will have interviews after the skate.
Here is my story from The Journal News and LoHud.com today.
Here is Josh, 26, Thomson’s story on the Great 8 (it hurt me to type that because I felt your pain):