Michal Neuvirth made 28 saves to lead the Capitals in a 4-1 victory over the Blackhawks in their preseason finale. Mike Green had a goal and assist for Washington. Brooks Laich, Jay Beagle and Mathieu Perreault also lit the lamp for the Capitals.
Corey Crawford allowed three goals on 35 shots in the loss, while Marian Hossa had Chicago's lone goal. The Blackhawks start the season Friday at Dallas. Chicago finishes the preseason slate at 2-4-and-1.