Game time: 7 p.m. ETTV: FOX Sports Florida
With growing confidence, the Washington Capitals are playing some of their best hockey of the season.
Their current surge began against the Florida Panthers, and the Capitals can continue it by beating them yet again Thursday night and recording a seventh straight home victory in the series.
Though Washington (9-11-1) and Florida (7-11-5) are tied for last in the Eastern Conference with 19 points, the Panthers have lost 10 of 13 while the Capitals have won seven of 10 since a 2-8-1 start.
Eric Fehr had two assists and scored while falling to the ice 37 seconds into overtime to help Washington overcome a three-goal deficit in Tuesday's 4-3 win over Boston.
"I think it says a lot about our character," said Fehr, who recorded his first three-point game in five years. "This team believes in ourselves a lot more than we did in the beginning of the season. We're a pretty confident bunch right now and we believe in the system. We're playing togeth...