Calgary Flames


Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Calgary Flames Tuesday night at Verizon  Center:


Quick hits from today’s morning skate as the Capitals [4-5-2] prepare to stop a four-game losing streak against the Calgary Flames [7-4-2] tonight at Verizon Center [6:30 p.m.


The last time the Capitals faced the Calgary Flames on Oct. 25, Alex Ovechkin went down to block a shot by Flames center Paul Byron and took a hard slapshot off his left hand.


Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals relish Saturday night’s 3-1 victory in Calgary before turning their attention to Canucks, whom they’ll face in Vancouver tonight: