Rather than score an empty-net goal himself, the Capitals' top center protected the puck so that Troy Brouwer could reach the 20-goal plateau.
Discuss the game as the Caps face off against the Leafs.
The veteran winger scores his 13th goal of the season with his mom in the stands.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Maple Leafs Friday night at Verizon Center.
The 25-year-old netminder will make his first appearance since Nov. 22.
Notes and observations from Washington's loss Saturday night.
Grabovski needed 20 stitches to close two cuts on his face.
Discuss the game as the Capitals visit Toronto Saturday night.
Oates makes line changes as the Capitals prepare for the Maple Leafs.
The Capitals thought there should have been a penalty on Jay McClement's hit that sent Nicklas Backstrom into the boards in the first period Tuesday night.