Dustin Penner scored his 14th goal of the season to make it 3-1 for the Capitals late in the second period.
Alex Ovechkin scored his second goal of the night to propel the Caps to a 2-0 lead in the first period.
Alex Ovechkin scores a power play goal to give the Caps 1-0 lead against the Kings.
Here are the five best plays by the Washington Capitals over the course of the last week.
Brooks Laich isn't the only key player out of the Capitals line up.