Washington climbs out of an early hole against Arizona, only to have an apparent game-winner overturned before the Coyotes win in a shootout.

In corresponding moves to make space for Panik, the team put Tyler Lewington on waivers Sunday and reassigned Travis Boyd to the team’s American Hockey League affiliate in Hershey, Pa.

The 22-year-old defenseman has been strong on the penalty kill and scored his first NHL goal Saturday night.

Tom Wilson’s surge continued with a goal and Nicklas Backstrom scored twice late as Washington improved to 10-0-1 in its past 11 games.

Washington will be without one of its top penalty killers Saturday night against Vegas.

“We had talked about coming in last year and being more aggressive and we got way too aggressive and we were all over the map,” said assistant coach Scott Arniel.

Winger’s third-period strike tied it, then his overtime tally continues Washington’s strong play on the road.

The forward played three seasons with Washington before signing with Florida in the offseason.

Physical offseason additions Garnet Hathaway and Radko Gudas are complementing enforcer’s game.

Now an alternate captain, the Washington defenseman set October records.

With the Capitals’ new system built on speed, Eller looked to make offseason improvements.

Washington’s champion baseball team brought its trophy to the home of Washington’s recent champion hockey team.

On the night the Caps welcome the World Series champion Nationals to Capital One Arena, Vrana scores three in a 4-2 win over Calgary.

The Capitals' fourth-line combined for two goals and three assists Friday night in a 6-1 win against Buffalo.

With the longest road trip of the season behind them, Jakub Vrana scored twice and the fourth line chipped in a pair of goals as the Capitals overwhelmed the Sabres.

After missing Thursday’s practice due to a maintenance day, Evgeny Kuznetsov is expected to be the team’s second-line center against the Sabres.

The Capitals' on-ice ceremony for the Nationals will take place prior to puck drop against the Calgary Flames at 7p.m.

Both players were injured in Tuesday’s overtime win against the Toronto Maple Leafs, during the team’s last game of its 10-day, five-game road trip.

Ovechkin tied the score in the third period and had the winner in overtime of a 4-3 victory that gave Washington a 4-0-1 record on its 10-day road trip.

“With any injury there is an opportunity for guys, and I think that role on the fourth line is great because you get opportunities on the penalty kill and on faceoffs, and I put a lot of pride in that,” Dowd said.

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