News and notes as the Capitals [22-11-8, 52 points] take on the Colorado Avalanche [18-16-8, 44 points] tonight at Verizon Center [6:30 p.m. pregame, CSN]:
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings Saturday night at Verizon Center:
Alex Ovechkin felt the Capitals got off to a great start in their overtime loss to Philadelphia, but then they "stopped playing."
PHILADELPHIA -- Capitals coach Barry Trotz confirmed that goaltender Braden Holtby will make his 17th consecutive start when the Caps face the Flyers tonight at the Wells Fargo Center [6:30 pregam
Braden Holtby and the refs lost sight of the puck against the Panthers on Sunday. Then it appeared.