Troy Brouwer had a goal and an assist in the second period of the host Washington Capitals' 5-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.
Alex Ovechkin got the Capitals going with his 350th NHL goal, scored only 19 seconds in.
Penguins stymie Bruins
Sidney Crosby scored his 13th goal, Tomas Vokoun stopped 31 shots, and the host Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Boston Bruins, 2-1, on Sunday for their ninth straight win.
Joe Vitale added his first goal in more than a year for the Penguins, who have beaten the Bruins five consecutive times.