Lars Eller scored his second goal in as many games, Evgeny Kuznetsov added an insurance marker, and Philipp Grubauer made 37 saves as the Capitals took care of business with a 3-1 win over the Canucks on Tuesday night.
The Washington Capitals' backup goalie, Philipp Grubauer, has had it rough so far this season. However, he landed his first win tonight as the Capitals (13-10-1) defeated the red-hot Tampa Bay Lightning 3-1 at Capital One Arena.
Coming into Thursday's match-up, the Washington Capitals had won seven straight against the Colorado Avalanche. That streak came to an end after another lackluster road game from the Caps as they go down 6-2 in Denver.