The Capitals received a pair of goals from their captain, but return from Long Island with just one point.
The Capitals will try to slow down an Islanders team that has won nine of their last 10. Catch the action at 7 p.m. on CSN+.
The Capitals have gone on the power play just five times in their last four games.
Jack Hillen is ready to go if starting defenseman Mike Green is unable to play due to injury.