The Washington Times - December 18, 2008, 10:02AM

The Caps are just getting started with the morning skate. In today’s version of the great goalie watch, Brent Johnson and Simeon Varlamov are on the ice, but Jose Theodore is not.

The news of note — John Erskine is on the ice. He hasn’t been out there with his teammates in a while, but he is closer to coming back from his concussion. More in a bit.