Nicklas Backstrom: "It’s not acceptable, it’s not the way we want to play. We were sleeping the first two periods."
Notes and observations from Washington's 6-5 overtime win on Sunday.
With seven seconds left the Capitals managed to secure a point.
The veteran winger scores his 13th goal of the season with his mom in the stands.
Notes and observations from Washington's loss.
Notes and observations from the Capitals win over Carolina.
After his trade request, Martin Erat will continue practicing and, if needed, playing with the Capitals.
Washington's 7-0 win was a bit overshadowed by third-period fireworks in Philadelphia.
Through the first 10 games of the season, the pair of veteran wingers have helped drive the third line's ability to consistently establish offensive zone time and pressure. Now it's just a matter of finishing.
Notes and observations from the Capitals' win in Edmonton.