Since he arrived as head coach of the Capitals on Nov. 28, Dale Hunter has been waiting for one of his goalies to nail down the No. 1 job between the pipes.
Like it does after all victories, and it has not happened enough this season, red, white and blue confetti rains down at Verizon Center.
Marcus Johansson breathed life into the Capitals and Alex Ovechkin took care of resuscitating their season.
News and notes as the Capitals prepare for their 7 p.m. puck drop against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Verizon Center: