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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Calgary Flames
9-7 (16) Season Record (NHL Rk) 10-8 (15)
3 Division Rank 3
8 Conference Rank 8
5-3 Home Record 4-3
4-4 Away Record 6-5
2-2 Division Record 2-3
3-4-2 Conference Record 6-5-0
63 Goals For 58
63 Goals Against 59
Won 1 Streak Lost 2
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 204.5
Age Average 27.0
Oldest Brooks Orpik (38)
Youngest Ilya Samsonov (21)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 14
Free agency 5
Waivers 1
Trades 4
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 5462 games
GP Defensemen 3085 games
GP Goalies 383 games
Team Totals 9029 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 197.8
Age Average 26.2
Oldest Mike Smith (36)
Youngest Juuso Valimaki (20)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 10
Free agency 7
Waivers 0
Trades 6
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 3716 games
GP Defensemen 2795 games
GP Goalies 572 games
Team Totals 7414 games
Injuries
Holtby, Braden Upper body injury day-to-day
Kuznetsov, Evgeny Upper body injury day-to-day
Orpik, Brooks Lower body injury injured reserve
Oshie, T.J. Upper body injury day-to-day
Injuries
Dube, Dillon Concussion injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 13
Assists Nicklas Backstrom - 17
Points Nicklas Backstrom - 22
Wins Braden Holtby - 5
Plus/minus T.J. Oshie - 6
Pen. minutes Evgeny Kuznetsov - 22
Team Leaders
Goals Matthew Tkachuk - 9
Assists Mark Giordano - 16
Points Matthew Tkachuk - 21
Wins Mike Smith - 5
Plus/minus T.J. Brodie - 9
Pen. minutes Sam Bennett - 25
Who's Hot?
Pheonix Copley (G) 3-1-0, 2.01, .927 in last 4 GPI
Dmitry Orlov (D) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 21 pts in last 19 GP
Tom Wilson (RW) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
John Carlson (D) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Hot?
Mark Giordano (D) 11 pts in last 9 GP
David Rittich (G) 3-0-0, 1.33, .938 in last 3 GPI
Matthew Tkachuk (LW) 7 pts in last 6 GP
Who's Not?
Michael Frolik (RW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Johnny Gaudreau (LW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
James Neal (RW) 0 pts in last 5 GP