Mark Staal's power-play goal 1:35 into overtime Monday boosted the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over Washington and a 3-2 lead in their playoff series.
Zdeno Chara scored the go-ahead goal late in the third period Monday, lifting the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 win over Washington in a first-round playoff game.
Brooks Laich gave Washington a three-goal lead Thursday and the Capitals held on to down Florida 4-2, a result that clinched a playoff berth for both teams.
Brooks Laich scored in the fourth round of the shootout Thursday to give the Washington Capitals a 3-2 decision over Boston.
Dustin Byfuglien scored the tiebreaking goal with 10:39 to play in the third period Friday, bringing the Winnipeg Jets a 3-2 victory over Washington.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 23 shots and posted his third shutout of the season Sunday, helping the Washington Capitals beat Toronto 2-0.
Jay Beagle put Washington in front for good midway through the second period Saturday and the Capitals held on to edge Boston 4-3.
Justin Faulk scored with 1:12 to play in overtime Tuesday, giving Carolina a 4-3 decision over Washington.
Steven Stamkos scored his NHL-best 40th goal of the season Saturday and it was enough to hand the Tampa Bay Lightning a 2-1 win over Washington.
Mikael Samuelsson scored twice Wednesday and ignited a three-goal Florida third period, bringing the Panthers a 4-2 win over Washington.