Predators power past Capitals in early afternoon battle
Monday's 12:30 p.m. puck drop allowed Washington Capitals fans with the day off to both catch a game and still party at night for New Year's Eve. The Capitals had a lot to celebrate this calendar year, but Monday's result wasn't on that list.
The Nashville Predators came back to defeat the Capitals 6-3 on Monday afternoon at Capital One Arena after rallying from a 3-1 deficit.
Michal Kempny, Jakub Vrana and Chandler Stephenson scored for Washington (24-11-3) and Braden Holtby made 2...