Capitals captain and NHL leading goal scorer Alex Ovechkin will miss his first game of the season as the Caps take on the Wild.
After leading much of the game, the Caps were not able to finish off the Wild due to critical late defensive errors.
The Capitals will pay special tribute to the USA Warriors in their 13th annual Military Night.
Alex Ovechkin has played in every game for the Capitals this season. Will he play tonight? Watch Caps-Wild at 6:30 p.m. on CSN.