Nearly a third of the way through the season, it's impossible to predict which Capitals team will emerge for any given game.
Notes and observations from the win over the Islanders.
Holtby finished with 35 saves in a game he wasn't supposed to appear in.
A last-minute switch in net for Washington.
Notes and observations from the Capitals' loss to Ottawa.
The Capitals don't expect Martin Erat's trade request to be a distraction, and they understand he wants to play more.
Grabovski needed 20 stitches to close two cuts on his face.
News and notes from Thursday's practice.
Notes and observations from the Capitals' loss to the Penguins.
Braden Holtby is winless in four career appearances against the Penguins.