When asked about the roots of the Capitals' four-game skid, Barry Trotz said Washington simply gives up too many goals.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 4-3 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets Tuesday night at Nationwide Arena:
Washington is back from the All-Star Break and ready for a matchup against Columbus on Tuesday night. Tune to CSN for the puck drop at 7 p.m.
News and notes as the Capitals [24-13-9, 57 points] visit the Columbus Blue Jackets [20-22-3, 43 points] tonight at Nationwide Arena [6:30 p.m., pregame, CSN]: