Last game: The San Jose Sharks won their first game for new coach Jim Wiley by defeating the Capitals, 5-3, Saturday night. The Sharks fired coach Kevin Constantine just before the game. Jeff Friesen had two goals, including one on a penalty shot. Friesen was tripped on a breakaway by Brendan Witt in the first period. The game was tied at 2-2 and 3-3 before San Jose scored power-play goals in the third period. The Caps went 1-for-8 on power plays.
They said it: "Things like teamwork, accountability and those things have just become words to us." -- Capitals coach Jim Schoenfeld