Halfway through the second period the Capitals finally got on the scoreboard thanks to Karl Alzner.
The Capitals will be without Braden Holtby in goal during Game 2 against the New York Islanders. They will turn to a backup instead.
Barry Trotz said goaltender Braden Holtby is “definitely” feeling better, but left open the possibility that he could miss tonight’s Game 2 against the Islanders.
Capitals Insider Chuck Gormley updates the status of Braden Holtby for game two against the New York Islanders.