The Capitals travel to Buffalo to take on the Sabres, a team that handed Washington two losses in the past 30 days. Tune in on NBCSN starting at 7:30 p.m.
News and notes as the Capitals [23-21-8, 54 points] visit the Sabres [14-30-7, 35 points] at First Niagara Arena tonight in Buffalo [7:30 p.m., NBCSN]:
From the looks of today’s morning skates in Buffalo, the Capitals may not have to face goaltender Ryan Miller when they visit the Buffalo Sabres tonight in First Niagara Center [7:30 p.m., NBCSN].
Throughout most of this season, opposing teams carried this mantra into their games against Washington: Stop the Capitals on the power play, and you stop the Capitals.