Winnipeg Jets defenseman Mark Stuart has been fined 2,500 for his late hit on Caps forward Marcus Johansson.
The Caps visited MTS Centre in Winnipeg Friday riding the confidence of a four-game win streak. Despite a gutsy effort, they would not leave victorious.
The Winnipeg Jets defeated the Washington Capitals, 3-2, tonight. Jets' defenseman Dustin Byfuglien scored the go-ahead goal in the third period and Winnipeg was able to prevent another Washington comeback.
After a full-speed collision abruptly ended his practice on Friday, should the Capitals take a cautious approach with Alex Ovechkin?
With a win tonight in Winnipeg the Capitals would move six points ahead of the Jets in the race for the eighth playoff spot.