The Capitals are playing well enough to win, but committing enough mistakes to lose.
The Capitals are hoping that by separating Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom they can create more offensive balance.
The Capitals look to break their loosing streak as they travel to Tampa Bay to take on the Lightning. Jill Sorenson has the preview.
After the Devils re-claimed Alex Urbom, the Capitals replaced him with rookie Connor Carrick.