EDMONTON, Alberta - That dateline is on each one of these stories. Collected here for your enjoyment, each story and blog post from Edmonton during the Capitals’ two days here, in reverse chronological order:
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins makes Roman Hamrlik look old - An interesting nugget about two No. 1 picks.
Eric Belanger has moved on - Ex-Caps center happy with Oilers, now helping Nugent-Hopkins.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins still playing waiting game - Top pick has impressed but hasn’t been told he’s staying.
Capitals power play has options without Mike Green - A look at the unit with Hamrlik, John Carlson instead.
Oilers’ ‘kid’ line draws praise from Alex Ovechkin, Caps - Nugent-Hopkins, Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall “pretty sick.”
Young Oilers excited to face Ovechkin - Kids seeing Caps star on ice for first time.
John Carlson on power play and how it affects Caps - A look at how 5-on-5 game changes.
Tomas Vokoun to start - Veteran goalie relaxed, confident.
Green out - Defenseman missing Oilers game with right ankle injury.
Matt Hendricks keeps shooting for first goal - Fourth-liner still wants 10 this season.
Oilers’ top line presents challenges - Caps players discuss what Eberle, Hall, Nugent-Hopkins do well.
Vokoun gets in again, Michal Neuvirth again sits - Goalies react to coach’s decision.
Penalty kill has thrived on aggression - Forwards playing specific roles, working well short-handed.
No Green, enter Sean Collins - What changes?
Vokoun says he’s starting - Seventh straight start for vet.
Wednesday practice update - If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.
Green ‘not looking good’ to face Oilers - Bruce Boudreau not optimistic about defenseman’s status.