Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals enjoy a day of rest following a three-games-in-four nights stretch that ended with Saturday night’s remarkable 3-2 win on Long Island:
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) -- Alexander Ovechkin scored at 2:07 of overtime to lift the Washington Capitals to a 3-2 victory over the New York Islanders on Saturday.
News and notes as the Capitals [13-11-2] visit the New York Islanders [8-15-3] tonight at Nassau Coliseum [7 p.m., CSN-plus]:
Will defenseman Dmitry Orlov finally get a chance to play for the Capitals tonight on Long Island? Will goaltender Philipp Grubauer get his first NHL start of the season?