The Capitals seem to be trending in the right direction, but their record doesn't reflect it.
The Capitals have gone 3-0-2 with Brooks Laich in the lineup and 1-5-1 without him.
The Capitals captain is one of five active players leading his team in all-time points.
The Capitals lost their fifth straight but did enough things right to please their head coach.
Alex Ovechkin became the Capitals' all-time leading scorer tonight, but Washington fell in overtime to the Flames.