Steve Whyno covers the Washington Capitals for The Washington Times.
Alex Ovechkin, Dennis Wideman off Wednesday.
Forward plays 9:28 but provides some inspiration in win over Panthers.
Capitals captain puts on a show at Verizon Center.
Forward to at least start on fourth line.
All signs point to center being in Caps' lineup.
Forward takes part in practice, doesn't appear to have limitations.
Defenseman one of first Caps players on ice Monday.
Forward's knee injury being evaluated Monday.
Monday was third straight day off ice.
Dmitry Orlov on the ice.
Young defenseman leaves game, but Dale Hunter expects him to play Tuesday.
Capitals forward noncommittal about skating Monday.
Capitals forward needed assistance to get off ice.
Laughter is the response after golf shot goes in.
Enforcer played 4:16 total in two games during call-up.
'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America