The Capitals owe the Blue Jackets a round of drinks after Columbus defeated the Islanders 5-4 in a shootout Saturday night.
News, notes and quotes as the Capitals (43-25-10, 96 points) visit the Ottawa Senators (39-26-12, 90 points) tonight at Canadian Tire Centre (7 p.m., CSN):
Post-game analysis of the Capitals’ 5-4 shootout victory over the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night at Bell Centre:
Alexander Ovechkin scored his 473rd career goal against the Canadiens, passing Peter Bondra to become the Capitals all-time leading goal scorer.
Capitals star Alex Ovechkin scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday night. You can watch them all in this epic supercut.