Dale Hunter says he's confident goaltender Michal Neuvirth can win the Capitals' biggest game of the season.
Buffalo's come-from-behind win over Toronto moved them into a tie with the Caps with 88 points.
Alan May previews the Panthers-Capitals game
The last six times a starting goaltender has lost, Dale Hunter has started someone else the following game.
The Capitals' loss in Tampa opens the door for the Sabres to pull even tonight.