It was bound to happen at some point, right? We had to know that, and be prepared for the eventuality that... Alex Ovechkin would not score a goal.
Ah, but there’s a first time for everything, and life goes on, even as the Caps take their first loss of the season (albeit with the consolation prize of a standings point, which is not nothing).
So how did the team look to you? Cast your votes for the players who stood out, whether in a good way or a bad way, below: