The Caps fell in the fifth-round of the shootout to Montreal in a 2-1 loss on opening night at home. On the plus side, the Caps still got one point out of the night.
Nicklas Backstrom was shuttling through the Kettler Capitals Iceplex at the start of a training camp last month, a stack of hockey sticks in his hands, when team owner Ted Leonsis offered to hold
Nicklas Backstrom and Evgeni Kuznetsov both scored shootout goals in the Capitals 3-2 win over the Flyers. Check it out.
NHL teams do not need to submit their 23-man rosters until Tuesday but it appears Capitals coach Barry Trotz has already decided on Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky as his No. 2 and No.