The Washington Capitals defeated the New York Islanders in an NHL regular season game. The meeting ended with a score of 5:2.
The duel due to injury missed the captain of the capital Alexander Ovechkin. Without him, the Capitals were able to break a six-game losing streak. New York City goalkeeper Ilya Sorokin saved 20 shots out of 23. Washington forwards Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alexander Alekseev scored no points.