The New York Rangers defeated the Ottawa Senators 5-1 on Thursday proving Ottawa goalie Andrew Hammond is human after all.
On a night in which the Capitals made significant strides in the Eastern Conference standings, Barry Trotz said his team took a giant step backward.
Defenseman Matt Niskanen powered the Capitals to an overtime victory over the Devils with this slapshot goal.
Matt Niskanen hammered a slapshot past Devils goaltender Cory Schneider to hand the Capitals a thrilling overtime victory, one that they nearly won in regulation.
Capitals Tom Wilson and Brooks Laich made a sandwich out of a NJ Devils player on Thursday night with a big hit.