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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
Matchup Preview • Wsh vs. NJ
Season Overview
Washington Capitals New Jersey Devils
8-7 (20) Season Record (NHL Rk) 8-8 (26)
5 Division Rank 8
11 Conference Rank 15
5-3 Home Record 6-1
3-4 Away Record 2-7
2-2 Division Record 4-2
3-4-2 Conference Record 5-6-0
60 Goals For 50
61 Goals Against 56
Lost 1 Streak Won 2
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 5451 games
GP Defensemen 3081 games
GP Goalies 382 games
Team Totals 9012 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 195.8
Age Average 26.4
Oldest Andy Greene (36)
Youngest Nico Hischier (19)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 6
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 10
Free agency 7
Waivers 2
Trades 6
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4523 games
GP Defensemen 2209 games
GP Goalies 498 games
Team Totals 7348 games
Injuries
Holtby, Braden Upper body injury day-to-day
Kempny, Michal Illness day-to-day
Kuznetsov, Evgeny Upper body injury day-to-day
Orpik, Brooks Lower body injury injured reserve
Injuries
Boyle, Brian Upper body injury injured reserve
Hischier, Nico Upper body injury day-to-day
Santini, Steven Broken jaw injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 12
Assists Nicklas Backstrom - 16
Points Evgeny Kuznetsov - 21
Wins Braden Holtby - 5
Plus/minus Jakub Vrana - 6
Pen. minutes Evgeny Kuznetsov - 22
Team Leaders
Goals Kyle Palmieri - 10
Assists Taylor Hall - 14
Points Taylor Hall - 19
Wins Keith Kinkaid - 7
Plus/minus Travis Zajac - 3
Pen. minutes Miles Wood - 23
Who's Hot?
Madison Bowey (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Andre Burakovsky (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Pheonix Copley (G) 2-1-0, 2.01, .929 in last 3 GPI
Dmitry Orlov (D) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 20 pts in last 18 GP
Jakub Vrana (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Brett Connolly (RW) 1 pts in last 6 GP
Matt Niskanen (D) 2 pts in last 7 GP
T.J. Oshie (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Hot?
Jesper Bratt (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Blake Coleman (C) 3 pts in last 4 GP
Taylor Hall (LW) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Damon Severson (D) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Will Butcher (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Marcus Johansson (LW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Keith Kinkaid (G) 1-1-0, 4.00, .873 in last 2 GPI
Mirco Mueller (D) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Cory Schneider (G) 0-2-0, 6.14, .820 in last 2 GPI