Allowing a quick goal against after scoring themselves and the inability to convert 5-on-3 cost the Capitals once again.
The Capitals wrap up their brief road trip with a loss to the Avalanche and likely won’t mind not having to face that particular opponent the rest of the season.
The Capitals star winger explains his frustration with the referees for the play that send him falling awkwardly into the corner boards Sunday night.
Discuss the game as the Capitals take on the Avalanche Sunday night in Denver.
Playing at altitude on the second game of back-to-backs is far from ideal.
Notes and observations on the Capitals 5-1 loss to the Avalanche.
Several veterans call in to question the Capitals' work ethic after they fall to 1-4-0.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host Semyon Varlamov and the Avalanche Saturday night.
Nate Schmidt will become the third defensemen to play his first game with the Capitals this season.
Alex Ovechkin says he's looking forward to seeing former goaltending great Patrick Roy behind the bench tonight.