Braden Holtby stopped 31 of 33 shots in a 3-2 overtime victory against Buffalo Monday night.
Marcus Johansson scored two goals, including the overtime marker, in Washington's 3-2 win over Buffalo Monday night.
Brett Connolly will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Sabres.
T.J. Oshie (shoulder) might make his return this week.
Braden Holtby will probably start for Washington on Monday.
John Carlson has yet to score this season.
Evgeny Kuznetsov was pointless for the fourth straight game.
Braden Holtby dropped a 2-1 shootout decision to the Tampa Bay Lightning Saturday night, but he was impressive nonetheless with a save percentage of .970.
Nicklas Backstrom scored the game-tying goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the 6:24 mark of the third period before the Bolts eventually prevailed 2-1 in a shootout.
Daniel Winnik and Taylor Chorney will be scratched against the Lightning on Saturday.
Paul Carey will skate on the third line against Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Stop the presses, the Capitals will go with Braden Holtby against the Lightning on Saturday.
T.J. Oshie (shoulder) will not travel with the Capitals to Tampa Bay.
Paul Carey (illness) practiced with the Capitals on Friday.
Jakub Vrana logged 10:16 minutes of ice time in his NHL debut on Thursday.