9-8-3, 4th in Metropolitan Division

Washington Capitals Photos

Washington Capitals Photos

  1. WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Matt Niskanen #2 of the Washington Capitals moves the puck up ice in the second period during an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: John Carlson #74 of the Washington Capitals and Torrey Mitchell #17 of the Buffalo Sabres go after the puck during the third period of the Sabres 2-1 win at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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  2. WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Marcus Johansson #90 of the Washington Capitals and Mike Weber #6 of the Buffalo Sabres go after the puck during the third period of the Sabres 2-1 win at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Matt Niskanen #2 of the Washington Capitals (C) celebrates his third period goal against the Buffalo Sabres with teammates Nicklas Backstrom #19 and Troy Brouwer #20 at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Sabres won 2-1. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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  3. WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Matt Niskanen #2 of the Washington Capitals (C) celebrates his third period goal against the Buffalo Sabres with teammates Nicklas Backstrom #19 and Troy Brouwer #20 at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. The Sabres won 2-1. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates with the puck during the third period against the Buffalo Sabres during the Capitals 2-1 loss at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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  4. WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Jason Chimera #25 of the Washington Capitals controls the puck in the second period during an NHL game against the Buffalo Sabres at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on during the third period of the Capitals 2-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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  5. WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on during the third period of the Capitals 2-1 loss to the Buffalo Sabres at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 22: Jhonas Enroth #1 of the Buffalo Sabres makes a save against Jay Beagle #83 of the Washington Capitals in the second period during an NHL game at Verizon Center on November 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

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