The Caps spent their day cleaning out their locker room solidifying the end of the season. Many players said they will be watching the upcoming playoffs for motivation for next year.
Troy Brouwer's goal gave Washington a 3-1 lead on Carolina. Watch it here, in case you missed it.
Mathematically, the Capitals still have a chance to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs for a seventh straight spring.
Since he first began terrorizing goalies as a teenager, Alex Ovechkin has always judged himself on the number of goals he’s scored. And for the most part, so has everyone else.