Fatigue and injury caught up to the Capitals in Nashville, where they fell to the Predators just 22 hours after beating the Oilers.
The shorthanded Caps fell 5-2 in Nashville. Stay tuned to CSN for Caps Extra!
Niskanen, Orpik and Oshie are scheduled to meet the team on the second leg of the road trip.
The Capitals played the Predators in Nashville only 22 hours after their previous game. That fatigue and missing several key players caught up with them in a 5-2 loss.
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