The Capitals opened their trek with a win at Colorado before
falling at their next two stops, including a 4-0 setback to the
Edmonton Oilers on Saturday. Goaltender Brent Johnson made 24
saves for Washington, which was outshot, 28-19.
The reigning Calder Trophy winner, Alexander Ovechkin had his
four-game goal-scoring streak stopped and fellow Russian
Alexander Semin was held without a point for a second straight
game after beginning his career by scoring in eight straight
The last time the Capitals lost to the Flames was March 1999.
Calgary aims to change that by posting its second win in its
last six outings.