Instant analysis of the Capitals’ season-opening 2-1 shootout loss to the Montreal Canadiens Thursday night at Verizon Center:
Off a P.K. Subban giveaway, Andre Burakovsky was left alone in the high slot and beat Dustin Tokarski for his first-career goal that gave the Caps a 1-0 lead.
As a player, Robert Burakovsky possessed one of the hardest and most accurate shots in all of Europe.
Barry Trotz didn’t want to take any chances with losing defenseman Mike Green for an extended period of time with an upper body injury, so he’s sitting him out of tonight’s season opener against t