Al Iafrate scored the go-ahead goal with 9:44 left as streaking host Washington won its second over the Panthers in three days. Calle Johansson and Mike Ridley had power-play goals for the Capitals, 7-1-2 in their last 10 games. Kelly Miller got an empty-net goal with 28 seconds left. Scott Mellanby and Bob Kudelski scored for the Panthers, who have lost five of six, including a 2-1 setback against Washington on Thursday. Florida, which managed only 20 shots, went 0-for-4 on the power play.
_ TIMES WIRES