The plan is to have Andre Burakovsky play in two games with AHL Hershey.
Andre Burakovsky has been sent to AHL Hershey.
Braden Holtby improved to 13-7-5 this season by making 22 saves on 26 shots in a 5-4 overtime victory over Columbus on Thursday night.
Eric Fehr had a goal and an assist on Thursday night, scoring the overtime winner to lift Washington over Columbus 5-4.
Andre Burakovsky is a healthy scratch on Thursday against Columbus.
John Carlson has been putting in extra work before the Capitals' practices lately.
Nicklas Backstrom had an assist in a 2-1 shootout loss to Florida on Tuesday.
Troy Brouwer's power play marker was the only Washington goal in a 2-1 shootout loss to the Panthers on Tuesday night.
Braden Holtby stopped 28 of 29 shots against the Panthers Tuesday night, but was saddled with a loss in a 2-1 shootout defeat.
Jason Chimera will skate on Washington's fourth line on Tuesday night against the Panthers.
Braden Holtby will start Tuesday night against the Florida Panthers.
Andre Burakovsky might serve as a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Braden Holtby will start for Washington on Tuesday.
Andre Burakovsky won't be loaned to Team Sweden for the World Juniors.
Tom Wilson had a couple of assists and a fight in Washington's 4-2 win over Tampa Bay Saturday.