Bruce Boudreau on why Capitals are going to Edmonton early

At around 3 p.m. Tuesday, the Capitals will jet off to Edmonton, arriving more than 48 hours before they take the ice for their game against the Oilers. But that wasn’t even the start of the team beginning preparations for a few days in Western Canada.

No, that started with a couple practices back home in Arlington at later times than usual – an attempt to get used to later workouts.