The NHL draft lottery had a familiar outcome on Saturday as the Edmonton Oilers were selected for the top overall pick and will have the opportunity to draft young phenom Connor McDavid.
The Capitals’ power play was about to expire when Evgeny Kuznetsov hit the blue line with a head of steam, Joel Ward on his right and Curtis Glencross on his left.
Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen described Monday night’s 4-3 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres as a “dribblers through the infield” kind of game.
How it happened: Evgeny Kuznetsov took a slow and deliberate approach on Buffalo goal
Nicklas Backstrom took a hard hit to the boards from Buffalo's Mike Weber and Alex Ovechkin did not like it.