As the Capitals get set to host the Nashville Predators on Saturday night (7 p.m. on CSN), captain Alex Ovechkin is hoping to provide a spark on the team's power play.
News and notes as the Capitals [14-11-2] take on the Carolina Hurricanes [10-12-5] tonight at VerizonCenter [6:30 p.m. Caps Central, CSN]:
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals enjoy a day of rest following a three-games-in-four nights stretch that ended with Saturday night’s remarkable 3-2 win on Long Island:
How it happened: Mikhail Grabovski scored the tying goal with just over five minutes left in the third period to send the Capitals and Canadiens to overtime where a shootout would