The Capitals have picked up five points in their last three games but are still just one point out of fourth place.
What issues arise from the Caps getting themselves in trouble with penalties?
Watch the highlights from the Capitals 2-1 loss against the Sabres.
The Capitals granted a wish for young Braden Nienaber, bringing him into the team for a day. What did he do with his new-found power? He threw a Sabres player out of the circle.
Alex Ovechkin wasn't happy following Sunday's loss to the Sabres.