With Mike Green sidelined, John Carlson averaged more than 30 minutes a night in back-to-back games against the Blue Jackets and Red Wings.
Mike Green says he felt better than he thought he would Saturday morning. He'll decide Sunday morning if he'll face the Red Wings.
Capitals Coach Adam Oates praises Michael Neuvirth for keeping his team in the game against the Red Wings.
Alex Ovechkin gave the Capitals a point when he scored with seven seconds left in regulation to force overtime, but the Caps fell in a shootout, 4-3, to Detroit.
With just seven seconds to play, Alex Ovechkin scored off a one-timer to tie the game at 3-3 and send Capitals-Red Wings to overtime. Watch the replay here.