Capitals defenseman Mike Green could be out for more than a month while he recovers from surgery to his abdomen, the team announced on Monday.
The Capitals have allowed 40 more shots than they've taken in their three-game win streak.
The Capitals can thank their power play for their home win streak.
Brooks Laich still doesn't understand why his second-period goal was taken away.
Dmitry Orlov's first NHL goal turned out to be the game-winner in the Caps' 2-1 win over Carolina.