So? The Sens were missing Bonk, White, Varada, Chara, Rachunek and Volchenkov against the Predators. You guys don't have much depth on D..that's not our problem. Go Caps go.
Actually, they hadve 8 NHL defensemen. 2 got hurt in the Sens game, one got suspended from it, and they were missing 3 before that game due to injuries. When you lose 6 players in a position to injuries, that ruins anyones depth. The Flyers had one NHL defenseman on their team, Timmander who is a borderline NHL'er, 3 AHL'ers (two who were making their NHL debut) and Kapanen, a forward, on defense. They were also down a forward all game, because Fedoruk had to dress but was injured and couldn't play. Besides their top two centers being out. That is a depleted team. Does that excuse their effort? No, but you can't ignore those injuries, any team with a defense like that will have trouble, just look at the Caps for the rest of the season.