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Caps Laich Out For Third Straight Game

Brooks_Laich_Capitals_2013Brooks Laichs wonky groin will keep him out for a third consecutive game on Tuesday when Washington hosts Carolina at Verizon but his absence might not be as negative as first thought.

Since Laichs injury, the Caps are 2-0-0 with wins over Montreal and the Islanders, snapping a four-game losing streak in the process.

I keep reinforcing that theres only a certain way to play, Oates told the Washington Post.Youve got to give yourself those chances because its an 82-game schedule. A lot of different things can happen. Were seeing that on a night-to-night basis. They all know that. Theyve just got to be reminded of that.

For more on this story visit: Mike Halford, NBC Sports, Pro Hockey Talk


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