Coming off his eighth shutout of the season, Braden Holtby will get the start tonight in Buffalo against the Sabres, Capitals coach Barry Trotz said in his 5 p.m. news conference.
News and notes as the Capitals [37-23-10, 84 points] visit the Buffalo Sabres [19-43-6, 44 points] at FirstNiagaraCenter [7 p.m., CSN+, NBCSN]:
Alexander Ovechkin scored on the man advantage against the Rangers, giving him more power play goals (21) than the Sabres (20) this season.
The Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres bad on Saturday night behind six goals and another gem by Braden Holtby. Here are the highlights.
Jason Chimera took issue with some rough-housing by the Sabres and started a fight. His jersey, however, made it quite hard to see.