Andre Burakovsky found the net in the first period of the Caps preseason opener. During the intermission, he described the goal and how it felt to score his first.
Former Washington Capitals defenseman Tyson Strachan saw 18 games in a red jersey.
Barry Trotz cautioned the media the other day NOT to read too much into the forward line combinations and defense pairings he uses in the first three games of the preseason.
News, notes and lineups as the Capitals prepare to open their eight-game preseason schedule against the Buffalo Sabres today at 5 p.m. at Verizon Center.