It took an some late-game heroics and an extra period, but the Caps escaped the Verizon Center on Thursday night with a huge two points.
Mike Green will have a disciplinary hearing on Friday afternoon for his hit on Tampa Bay's Brett Connolly.
It was a big win for the Capitals, but they need to start doing it consistently to make a playoff push.
Marcus Johansson breathed life into the Capitals and Alex Ovechkin took care of resuscitating their season.
Capitals defenseman Mike Green could face a suspension after catching Lightning forward Brett Connolly with an elbow to the head.