Post-game analysis of the Capitals’ 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres Wednesday night at Verizon Center:
Alex Ovechkin's 494th goal tied the game 2-2 on Wednesday night against the Buffalo Sabres. His 495th was just for play in the Caps' 5-2 win. Ovi's now only 5 goals away from 500.
John Carlson will miss his second-consecutive game on Wednesday after undergoing an MRI for a lower body injury suffered in Saturday's win over Montreal.
The Capitals (27-6-2, 56 points) put their eight-game win streak on the line tonight against the Buffalo Sabres (15-17-4) at Verizon Center (6:30 p.m. pregame, CSN).
Capitals center Michael Latta says that if Buffalo Sabres forward Nicolas Deslauriers knew that Latta’s arm went numb during their fight on Monday night, he probably wouldn’t have emphatically cel