Jay Beagle will finally reenter the Capitals' lineup on Friday.
Jay Beagle didn't skate on Wednesday because of an illness.
Jay Beagle will probably get back into Washington's lineup Thursday night.
Even though the Capitals hung with the Rangers, their parade to the penalty box early on set them back.
Jay Beagle and his Washington teammates have had to adjust to coach Adam Oates' new penalty kill system.
The Capitals have been whistled for 33 minor penalties through six games this season.
The lockout has forced Jay Beagle to wonder what life would be like without hockey.
Jay Beagle has been working out at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex and getting lockout updates from workout partnersr Jason Chimera and Jeff Halpern.
Washington has re-signed Jay Beagle to a three-year deal worth $2.7 million.
Jay Beagle has been issued a $577,500 qualifying offer by the Washington Capitals.
Jay Beagle underwent surgery the day after Game 6 to put pins in his ankle, which made him unavailable for Washington at the end of their season.
Jay Beagle suffered a broken foot in Game 5 of the second round.
Jay Beagle (leg) missed Saturday's practice.
Jay Beagle (leg) didn't participate in Friday's morning skate.