Capitals center Jay Beagle began the season as a healthy scratch. He ended it as a top-six forward.
Home teams have been dominating their opponents though the first week of the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Nicklas Backstrom was tied with Alex Ovechkin with a team-high 79 points, but he was a liability 5-on-5.
Former Caps forward Matt Cooke is in hot water again after his knee-on-knee hit Monday night.