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.
The Caps can move four points ahead of Tampa with a win tonight. A loss could prove costly.
Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos is on pace to become the first player since Alex Ovechkin to score 60 goals.