Capitals coach Adam Oates rewarded Mikhail Grabovski by letting him start the overtime period with Nicklas Backstrom. The move had unintended consequences.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime win over the Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday night at Verizon Center.
Martin Erat found John Carlson with a diving pass to set him up for a dazzling goal on Tuesday night in Washington.
Adam Oates spent most of his career facing Chris Chelios, Brendan Shanahan and Scott Niedermayer. On Monday they joined him in the Hockey Hall of Fame.