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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Edmonton Oilers
7-6 (22) Season Record (NHL Rk) 8-8 (23)
7 Division Rank 6
12 Conference Rank 11
5-3 Home Record 3-3
2-3 Away Record 5-5
2-2 Division Record 0-0
3-4-2 Conference Record 4-3-0
54 Goals For 46
56 Goals Against 54
Lost 2 Streak Lost 4
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 205.3
Age Average 27.0
Oldest Brooks Orpik (38)
Youngest Jonas Siegenthaler (21)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 14
Free agency 5
Waivers 1
Trades 4
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 5429 games
GP Defensemen 3069 games
GP Goalies 380 games
Team Totals 8974 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 203.5
Age Average 26.5
Oldest Kyle Brodziak (34)
Youngest Connor McDavid (21)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 6
Free agency 13
Waivers 0
Trades 5
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4464 games
GP Defensemen 3108 games
GP Goalies 275 games
Team Totals 7847 games
Injuries
Orpik, Brooks Lower body injury injured reserve
Wilson, Tom Suspended by NHL
Injuries
Mantha, Ryan Left eye injury injured reserve
Sekera, Andrej Achilles injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 12
Assists Nicklas Backstrom - 15
Points Evgeny Kuznetsov - 20
Wins Braden Holtby - 5
Plus/minus T.J. Oshie - 6
Pen. minutes Evgeny Kuznetsov - 20
Team Leaders
Goals Leon Draisaitl - 10
Assists Ryan Nugent-Hopkins - 14
Points Connor McDavid - 23
Wins Cam Talbot - 5
Plus/minus Alex Chiasson - 5
Pen. minutes Milan Lucic - 30
Who's Hot?
John Carlson (D) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Pheonix Copley (G) 2-0-1, 2.13, .927 in last 3 GPI
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 19 pts in last 16 GP
Who's Not?
Andre Burakovsky (LW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Brett Connolly (RW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Matt Niskanen (D) 1 pts in last 5 GP
Dmitry Orlov (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP
Jakub Vrana (LW) 0 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Hot?
Adam Larsson (D) 3 pts in last 5 GP
Who's Not?
Alex Chiasson (LW) 0 pts in last 3 GP
Mikko Koskinen (G) 0-1-0, 3.79, .875 in last 2 GPI
Darnell Nurse (D) 0 pts in last 7 GP
Cam Talbot (G) 0-4-0, 4.22, .857 in last 4 GPI