The Capitals have not scored a goal at home since Feb. 28, but Alex Ovechkin is holding out hope for a turnaround.
The ninth-place Capitals are three points behind the eighth-place Winnipeg Jets with two games in hand. Can the Caps make the postseason?
Capitals coach Dale Hunter wants his players to pay the price to score ugly goals.
The Caps are hoping some time with his family will help with the healing process for Nicklas Backstrom.