Synopsis: Basically Ted is letting his 15 year old brat and said brat's friends in the locker room right before the game. They are liberating players sticks (which they apparently sell) and are attempting to influence lines with Cassidy, saying that they worked real well on his PS2 the night before.
Whether an exaggeration or not, the Caps locker room has been one of the most fractured and unhappy ones in the NHL for a few years now (since Jagr). Between the ownership not respecting players, to trading away team favorites and the captain, to burying prospects under waiver-wire garbage that used to play for the coach... how can you expect the locker room to be good.
Man... the news about our franchise just gets worse and worse.
Here's another well-written article I'd thought I'd throw in as well: