John Tortorella called the Capitals whiners last spring and Adam Oates said he could "easily" beat Tortorella in a fight.
The Caps haven't won in Vancouver since Adam Oates was in a Washington uniform.
The Capitals have been outscored 12-6 in first periods this season.
The Caps saw their winning streak come to an end Saturday night in Calgary as they fell 5-2 to the Flames.
The Caps will try to win their fourth straight game when they visit another team coming off a long road trip. Check it out at 10 p.m. on CSN.