Capitals beaten as Wild tallies five goals on only 11 shots

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Jason Zucker tied it three minutes later with another power-play goal after a second Washington penalty for delay of game when Mikhail Grabovski shot the puck into the crowd.

“Putting it in the stands - we talk about details all the time and we get two of them tonight and they score on both of them,” Oates said. “It’s just frustrating in general, for all of us.”

Minnesota snapped a franchise-record six-game losing streak with a 4-1 win over Buffalo on Thursday. Now it heads West for a road trip with a little momentum after the victory over the Caps.

“When you have that consistency in your game, that’s when you get consistent results, and so that’s our challenge now,” Wild coach Mike Yeo said. “We have to come into our next game and we have to be determined to be better than we were tonight.”

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