Jason Chimera picked up his first goal of the season Sunday, and Alex Ovechkin scored just 19 seconds into the game to lift the Capitals to a 5-3 win over Buffalo at Verizon Center. The win moved Washington within seven points of first place Winnipeg with a game in hand on the Jets. The Caps will play in Winnipeg twice this week, with a stop in Pittsburgh against the Penguins Tuesday night.
Here is today's Capitals Minute, with a look back at Marcus Johansson scoring his second goal in as many games Sunday. The Caps fly to Pittsburgh this afternoon, and will face the Penguins Tuesday night at 7:30.