The Washington Capitals survived their back-to-back with travel by downing both the Carolina Hurricanes and Buffalo Sabres in a shootout after things could not be settled after 65 minutes. Saturday night, it was the Sabres turn to take the loss as the Caps continue streaking, taking the game 4-3.
The Caps out-shot the Sabres 38 to 28 and out-attempted them at five-on-five 77 to 53.
Longest Point Streaks By Player Age 33+
20 GP- Oates (34; 1996-97)
16 GP- Howe (34; 1962-63)
15 GP- Robitaille (34; 1999-00)
15 GP- Gretzky (35; 1996-97)
15 GP- Chelios (33; 1995-96)
14 GP- Dionne (33; 1984-85)
14 GP- Howe (35; 1963-64)
14 GP- @ovi8 (33; 2018-19)#NHLStats pic.twitter.com/0NlXNx1mga
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) December 16, 2018
Brett Connolly has scored Washington's first goal of the game four times this season, tied with Nicklas Backstrom for the second most on the team (Jakub Vrana: 6 times).
— CapitalsPR (@CapitalsPR) December 16, 2018
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