Witt's face injury aggravates nose problem
Washington Capitals: Defenseman Brendan Witt is expected to miss a week after suffering facial injuries in Saturday's loss to Atlanta. The team also placed defenseman John Gruden on injured reserve with a groin strain, which will keep him out at least seven days.
Witt, who fell face-first into the boards and left in the first period, could miss all four road games this week, leaving the Capitals with just one established NHL defenseman on the roster -- Sergei Gonchar.
Coach Bruce ...
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