Evgeny Kuznetsov had two goals and an assist for Washington as the Capitals downed the Vancouver Canucks 4-1.
It’s the Caps fifth straight win.
In his return, Vancouver goaltender Ryan Miller allowed three goals on 39 shots.
Miller was out for eight games with groin strain.
Radim Vrbata scored for the Canucks.
The Canucks now get set to play in Carolina on Friday.