One of the best teams in the NHL got their starting goalie back, just in time to get ready for the playoffs.
The Capitals made too many mistakes to beat one of the top teams in the NHL. They'll face another one on Sunday.
Ovechkin generated a team-high 10 attempts at the net but was held without a goal for the sixth time in seven games.

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How would you grade the performance of Barry Trotz so far?

      3/12J. BeagleShoulder (day-to-day)
      10/22J. ErskineNeck surgery (IR)
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      Sat, Mar 28
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      Final Boxscore
      Three Stars
      1: Troy Brouwer, Was (2G)
      2: Filip Forsberg, Nsh (1G, 2A)
      3: Matt Niskanen, Was (1A)
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      3/29NYR12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET19:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST23:00 UAE15:00 ET
      3/31vs. Car4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET
      4/2Mon4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET23:30 GMT7:30 北京时间4:30 MST6:30 EST3:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ET
      4/4Ott4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET
      4/5Det2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET21:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST4:00 EST1:00 UAE (+1)17:00 ET
      Full Schedule
      3/28vs. NshL 3-4
      3/26vs. NJW 3-2
      3/21WpgL 0-3
      3/19MinW 3-2
      3/16BufW 4-3
      3/15vs. BosW 2-0
      3/13vs. DalL 2-4
      3/11vs. NYRL 1-3
      3/7vs. BufW 6-1
      3/5vs. MinL 1-2
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      Capitals - Team News
      Troy Brouwer - W
      Troy Brouwer scored two of the Washington Capitals' goals in a 4-3 loss to the Nashville... Brouwer hit 20 goals scored in 2014-15. It represented the end of a goal slump that stretched back to Feb. 19.
      Mar 28 3:41PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby didn't even make it through the first period of Saturday's eventual 4-3 loss for... Holtby allowed three goals on 10 shots, likely ruining a few fantasy week-to-week stats for goalies. Justin Peters actually took the loss since Washington managed three...
      Mar 28 3:30PM Read More
      Curtis Glencross - W
      Curtis Glencross will play in his 500th NHL game on Saturday. Glencross has played the majority of his career with the Calgary Flames (418 games) but the 32-year-old started his career with the Anaheim Ducks and also played in Columbus...
      Mar 28 11:33AM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will get the start against the Nashville Predators on Saturday afternoon. Holtby will make his league-leading 66th appearance as he brings his 36-19-9 record with a .925 save percentage and a 2.18 GAA. He also owns eight shutouts along with 38...
      Mar 27 10:34PM Read More
      Tom Wilson - W
      Tom Wilson has been handed a $2,000 fine for embellishment. Wilson received a warning after embellishing on March 1 and his fine is related to an incident on March 19. He has 16 points and 159 penalty minutes in 61 contests this...
      Mar 27 12:25PM Read More
      Eric Fehr - W
      Eric Fehr scored a goal in a 3-2 overtime victory against New Jersey Thursday night. It was Fehr's first point since March 3. He has 19 goals and 30 points in 70 contests this season.
      Mar 27 11:53AM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby made 29 saves on 31 shots to help the Capitals beat the Devils 3-2 in overtime on... Holtby won his fourth game in his past five starts and improved his record to 36-19-9 this season with a .925 save percentage and 2.18 goals against average.
      Mar 26 11:59PM Read More
      Matt Niskanen - D
      Matt Niskanen scored the overtime winner and added an assist as the Caps toppled the Devils 3-2... Niskanen beat Cory Schneider early in the extra frame to save the Caps, who blew a lead in the final minute of regulation. Niskanen's pair of points gave him five points in...
      Mar 26 11:47PM Read More
      Jay Beagle - W
      Jay Beagle (upper-body) isn't in Washington's lineup for Thursday's game against New Jersey. Beagle has missed five consecutive games because of the shoulder injury. The 29-year-old has 10 goals and 20 points in 62 games this season.
      Mar 26 7:28PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will get the start in Thursday's game vs. the Washington Capitals. The 25-year-old has been outstanding for most of this season. Holtby has a 35-19-9 record with a 2.18 goals-against-average and a .924 save percentage in 2014-15. He will...
      Mar 26 6:01PM Read More
      Jay Beagle - W
      Jay Beagle (upper body) isn't expected to play this weekend. The Capitals play against Nashville on Saturday and the New York Rangers on Sunday after hosting New Jersey on Thursday. That means Beagle is likely to miss the next three...
      Mar 26 5:10PM Read More
      Nate Schmidt - D
      Nate Schmidt has been sent to the minors. Schmidt has a goal and four points in 39 games with Washington this season. He was with the Capitals on an emergency basis, but's expected to get a proper recall later this...
      Mar 24 11:37AM Read More
      Tim Gleason - D
      It looks like Tim Gleason (upper body) will be back in the lineup on Thursday. He has sat out two straight games with an upper-body injury. Gleason practiced alongside Mike Green on Monday and felt like he probably could've played this past Saturday. ...
      Mar 23 6:07PM Read More
      Dmitry Orlov - D
      Dmitry Orlov will be assigned to the minors for conditioning. "The plan is to get him down there, a couple days of practice and get him playing," coach Barry Trotz said. "That'd be the plan. We just have to make sure on...
      Mar 23 6:01PM Read More
      Alex Ovechkin - W
      Alex Ovechkin finished with a minus-three rating as the Capitals were shut out 3-0 by the Jets... A rare night in which Ovechkin didn’t do any great from a fantasy perspective. He had a quiet night, with two shots on goal in 20:58. Eric Fehr led the Capitals with four...
      Mar 21 9:50PM Read More

      Team Stats

      Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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      Skater Stats
      LWAlex Ovechkin74472673
      CNicklas Backstrom75185472
      DJohn Carlson75113647
      CMarcus Johansson75172542
      DMike Green6573340
      RWTroy Brouwer75201838
      LWCurtis Glencross64132134
      CEvgeny Kuznetsov73102232
      RWEric Fehr71191130
      RWJoel Ward75161430
      Goaltender Stats
      Braden Holtby6638202.2136199
      Justin Peters126463.25361
      * = Rookie Player
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