From early December through the middle of January the Capitals could practically do no wrong, going 14-1-4 and climbing into the thick of the Metropolitan Division playoff race.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night.
The Edmonton Oilers served notice in their season opener that they probably won't be pushovers against the Vancouver Canucks this season.
DENVER (AP) P.A. Parenteau and Jamie McGinn scored goals 2 minutes, 43 seconds the second period and the Colorado Avalanche rallied to beat the Edmonton Oilers 2-1 on Saturday.