Hershey update: 37-18-5-2, 1st in the East Division, 2nd in the Eastern Conference. Last week: 1-2-0-0
A year ago at this time, the idea of the NHL adopting some form of an extended overtime featuring 3-on-3 play was met with a fair amount of resistance by the league’s general managers.
The Capitals’ power play was about to expire when Evgeny Kuznetsov hit the blue line with a head of steam, Joel Ward on his right and Curtis Glencross on his left.
Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen described Monday night’s 4-3 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres as a “dribblers through the infield” kind of game.