Forward still has no timetable to return to game action.
Steve Whyno covers the Washington Capitals for The Washington Times.
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Rookie skates on fourth line at Capitals practice Thursday.
The Hershey Bears are out of the Calder Cup Playoffs and the Washington Capitals have a hole in their lineup at forward after an injury to Martin Erat, so the team recalled right wings Tom Wilson and Joey Crabb from its AHL affiliate.
Alex Ovechkin is a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award, given to the NHL's most outstanding player as voted by the members of the NHLPA.
Capitals left wing hurt when chasing down Derek Stepan on breakaway. He left Game 4 and did not return.
Defenseman unexpectedly not playing vs. Capitals in Game 4.
Coach John Tortorella says goaltender has meant 'everything' to his team. That's even an understatement.
Capitals captain responds to Ryan McDonagh comment.
Forward 'unsure' when he will be able to return to game action.
Defenseman's entry into series vs. Capitals changes complexion of New York blue line.
Coach disagrees with Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh's assessment of the Capitals captain's play late in Game 3.
Capitals defenseman left Game 3 briefly but returned. Coach Adam Oates reported Erskine was feeling 'good' Tuesday.
Coach Adam Oates gives his players a day off in New York City between Games 3 and 4 against the Rangers.
Capitals coach questions officials after Rangers had at least eight guys on.
Unable to get shot on goal in final 1:54, skill players left to lament a missed opportunity.