The Capitals beat the Flames 3-1 thanks to Joel Ward's two-goal night.
After a tripping penalty gave the Caps a man advantage, Joel Ward scored less than 30 seconds into the power play.
Braden Holtby is hoping to erase last year's memories against the Flames.
Evgeny Kuznetsov says he's patiently awaiting more ice time. "When you win the Cup nobody remembers who scored."