FIVE THOUGHTS | When most had counted the team out, Washington puts on its best performance in months.
The Capitals don't plan to change much after clinching the Southeast Division title in hopes of maintaining their momentum.
Coach Adam Oates has remained consistently confident in the Capitals' ability to succeed no matter what stage of the season they were in. Tuesday night, they rewarded his faith and clinched the Southeast Division title.
Discuss the game as the Capitals host the Jets in a Southeast showdown with a chance to clinch the division title.
The Jets are in desperation mode and a loss would severely damage their postseason hopes, but the Capitals are hoping to take advantage of a tired foe playing on the second night of back-to-back games.
The Capitals are well aware of the stakes, that they can secure a postseason berth with a regulation or overtime win against Winnipeg tonight and they're raring to go.
There is more than one scenario in which the Capitals can clinch the Southeast Division Tuesday night