Analysis of the Capitals’ come-from-behind 4-3 shootout victory over the New York Islanders Saturday at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y.:
After going down, 1-0 to the Islanders, the Capitals showed some grit and came back with three nice goals from Evgeny Kuznetsov, Nicklas Backstrom and Joel Ward.
News and notes as the Capitals [34-28-13, 81 points] take on the equally desperate Dallas Stars [36-27-11, 83 points] tonight at Verizon Center [7 p.m., CSN]:
Here are the five best plays by the Washington Capitals over the course of the last week.
In a scramble in front of the net, it looked like a Shark knocked it in off his own player, but ultimately the goal was given to Eric Fehr.