Nate Schmidt made his NHL debut this season after an injury to John Erskine, on Saturday he scored his first career goal.
Adam Oates post-game comments praised some unsung players for the Capitals, specifically on defense.
Karl Alzner scored his first-ever goal at Verizon Center, then challenged rookie Nate Schmidt to do the same.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Nashville Predators Saturday night at Verizon Center.
Alex Ovechkin scored three seconds into the power play on Saturday night, giving Washington a 2-0 lead.