A good chunk of the joy emanating from the Caps three-game road winning streak was tempered by a home-ice loss to the New York Islanders Tuesday night.
The Caps came back to tie the Islanders at 2, but a late goal from New York's John Taveres sent the Caps home with a 3-2 loss.
With a little help the Capitals can be in eighth place by the end of tonight. Full coverage of the Caps taking on the Islanders now on CSN!
The Alexander Semin experiment in Carolina is apparently going to last beyond this season after all, as the Carolina Hurricanes have signed Semin to a five-year, $35 million extension.