Tuesday's game against the New York Islanders did not start off well for the Caps who found themselves trailing 3-0. Two quick goals, however, put them right back in it.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ electrifying 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators Monday night at Verizon Center:
Sudden thoughts and second thoughts as the Capitals enjoy a day off after Saturday night’s 4-2 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, stretching their points streak to 4-0-1:
Special teams had a big role to play in the Caps’ Saturday night win over the Tampa Bay Lightning, but it was the penalty kill, not the power play that fueled the home team to the win.
Coach Barry Trotz has high praise for Nicklas Backstrom after his career night.