Originally written on On Frozen Blog  |  Last updated 11/11/14

ATLANTA - OCTOBER 29: Goaltender Ondrej Pavelec #31 of the Atlanta Thrashers saves a shot by Brooks Laich #21 of the Washington Capitals at Philips Arena on October 29, 2009 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
The Capitals lost 4-1 to the Boston Bruins Sunday, and they also lost a key piece when center Brooks Laich went to the locker room game with an injury that kept him from returning (it looked to be either knee or ankle). In addition, despite actually outshooting the Bruins, the Capitals couldn’t solve the enigma of Tim Thomas in net. “Tim Thomas won a Stanley Cup playing like that last year,” said OFB TV guest Ed Frankovic. Watch Frankovic, Ted Starkey, and yours truly discuss what adjustments the Capitals will have to consider if Laich is out of the lineup for an extended period of time and also Dmitry Orlov’s bad puck luck.  
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