Tomas Vokoun returned to the ice on Tuesday after missing losses to the Rangers and Sharks.
Braden Holtby allowed five goals in his season debut for the Capitals, who remain four points behind the Panthers.
With Tomas Vokoun ailing, the Caps have recalled Braden Holtby from the AHL Hershey Bears. He will start tonight.
Mike Knuble's frustration over being benched by the Caps was clearly evident when he spoke after Caps practice today.