Braden Holtby stops 35 shots against the Islanders in what was his 10th consecutive start. The 23-year-old netminder has started 27 of Washington's 37games this season.
Brooks Laich didn't take a shift in the final 15:26 of the Capitals' 2-1 shootout win over the Islanders because of an undisclosed injury.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Islanders Thursday night.
Martin Erat will start tonight's game on the third line and other notes from the Capitals morning skate.
Notes from the Capitals' 3-2 loss to the Islanders.
A look at the costly miscues by Mike Green and Brooks Laich that led to the Islanders' game winning goal.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host the New York Islanders Tuesday night.
Notes from the Capitals morning skate ahead of Tuesday's tilt with the Islanders.
The defenseman suffered what appeared to be an injury to his left hand or wrist and played only 1:18 in the 5-2 defeat.
Discuss the game as the Capitals visit the Islanders Saturday afternoon.