The Capitals' top line of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson has just three even-strength goals this season.
The Capitals finished their five-game homestand with a victory. The road is about to get tougher.
Martin Erat assisted on goals by Brooks Laich, Troy Brouwer and Alex Ovechkin to lead the Caps to a 4-1 win at Verizon Center.
Marty Erat was part of a scoring party on Saturday night at Verizon Center, as Washington beat Columbus, 4-1.