For most of the Capitals, the NHL All-Star break affords an opportunity to find someplace warm to rest their bodies and their minds in preparation for the final three months of the regular season.
After a scoreless first period between the Capitals and Canucks, Marcus Johansson netted a goal off an assist from Andre Burakovsky. Watch it here.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 6-2 win over the New Jersey Devils Thursday night at Verizon Center:
Barry Trotz may know all of the metrics on Marcus Johansson, that he averages just 1.3 shots per game and that he managed just one even-strength goal on 54 shots last season.