The Capitals couldn't hold on against the Canucks and fell 4-3 at home. A slow start and poor penalty kills were to blame for the tough loss.
In hindsight, Barry Trotz’s decision to pull goaltender Justin Peters after he allowed two goals on six first-period shots didn’t work out Saturday night in Toronto.
There were under 2 minutes remaining in the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the New York Islanders on Friday night when Braden Holtby thought about doing something no Capitals goaltender has ever done.
Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby doesn’t like to dwell on the past, but he certainly wants to learn from it.