Eric Fehr wants to remain a member of the Washington Capitals.
Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan said that Dmitry Orlov may be shut down for the season if his wrist doesn't improve "over the next couple of weeks."
Karl Alzner has three goals and 11 points in 46 games this season.
Nicklas Backstrom is a prime candidate to be a replacement all-star after Thursday's news that Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will miss the Jan. 25 classic in Columbus.
Andre Burakovsky had two assists in a 5-4 shootout loss to Edmonton.
Mike Green had two assists in a 5-4 shootout loss to Washington.
Alex Ovechkin scored a pair of goals for the Capitals in Tuesday's 5-4 shootout loss to Edmonton.
Braden Holtby suffered a rare loss against an unlikely opponent Tuesday as the Capitals dropped a 5-4 shootout decision to the Oilers.
Aaron Volpatti will not play Tuesday night against Edmonton.
Michael Latta will be a healthy scratch against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday night.
Braden Holtby will get the start against the Edmonton Oilers on Tuesday.
Capitals coach Barry Trotz considers Tuesday's game against Edmonton to be a big one.
The Washington Capitals have sent Steven Oleksy to the minors.
Nicklas Backstrom got a goal and an assist in Washington’s 5-4 loss to the Stars on Saturday night.
Justin Peters yielded five goals on 26 shots in Washington’s 5-4 loss to the Stars on Saturday night.