The Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night might have been their most impressive of the season, but it will mean little if the Capitals turn around and lose to the Columbu
There are a lot of reasons the Capitals arrived in Newark on Friday feeling a lot better about themselves than when they left Washington on Wednesday.
The biggest is Braden Hotlby.
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.