3. A note on Chicago: The Blackhawks are also in the midst of a cold stretch, having lost five in a row.
Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin preview Capitals at Blackhawks in the video below:
How to watch:
Coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. on NBC Sports Washington. Livestream it here.
Quote of the day:
Todd Reirden on the Caps’ recent struggles: “Over the last 10 games, we haven’t been at our best, and there’s probably no real reason to single out anybody. I just think that we have another level in our game, and part of my job is to put people in situations where they can have success.”
Stat to know:
4: The Caps have scored just four goals in their last four games, all losses.
Listen to a podcast on the Caps’ loss to Trotz and the Islanders here.