The Capitals are 2-0-1 in their last three games but have a buzz saw coming up with the Sharks and Penguins.
Capitals coach Adam Oates thought his team was tired after the previous two games were draining.
Jason Chimera reacts to the Capitals loss at home against the Buffalo Sabres.
Washington again struggled against the Sabres, managing just one goal and losing in a shootout on Sunday afternoon at Verizon Center. Analysis here.