Washington Capitals veteran forward Mike Knuble was a healthy scratch on Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets. It was the first time he's been scratched for performance reasons since the 2002-03 season. (Associated Press)

Washington Capitals veteran forward Mike Knuble was a healthy scratch on Thursday against the Winnipeg Jets. It was the first time he's been scratched for performance reasons since the 2002-03 season. (Associated Press)