Caps take early lead thanks to crazy deflection.
News and notes as the Capitals [43-25-11, 97 points] prepare to take on the Red Wings [41-24-13, 95 points] in Detroit [5 p.m., CSN].
With one week remaining in the regular season, the Caps can still climb in the standings or fall out of the playoff race altogether.
The Capitals are coming off an overtime loss in Ottawa. It was Braden Holtby's 22nd consecutive start. Will Justin Peters get a chance?