The Capitals blew leads of 2-0, 3-1 and 4-2 but were rescued by Alex Ovechkin, who cranked an overtime slapshot past Jimmy Howard 2:37 into the extra period.
Relive the conversation on social media with Capitals Pulse from the Caps win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Michal Neuvirth gets his first consecutive starts of the season. Mike Green and Brooks Laich will not play.
The Capitals have a pretty impressive record on Super Bowl Sundays. They'll all gather to watch the big game.
With Mike Green sidelined, John Carlson averaged more than 30 minutes a night in back-to-back games against the Blue Jackets and Red Wings.