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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Pittsburgh Penguins
7-6 (22) Season Record (NHL Rk) 7-5 (20)
7 Division Rank 6
12 Conference Rank 11
5-3 Home Record 3-4
2-3 Away Record 4-1
2-2 Division Record 1-3
3-4-2 Conference Record 2-5-2
54 Goals For 51
56 Goals Against 47
Lost 2 Streak Won 1
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 6-1
Weight Average 198.2
Age Average 27.9
Oldest Matt Cullen (42)
Youngest Daniel Sprong (21)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 9
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 8
Waivers 0
Trades 8
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6816 games
GP Defensemen 2823 games
GP Goalies 143 games
Team Totals 9782 games
Injuries
Orpik, Brooks Lower body injury injured reserve
Wilson, Tom Suspended by NHL
Injuries
Brassard, Derick Lower body injury injured reserve
Czuczman, Kevin Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Schultz, Justin Fractured lower left leg 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 Sidney Crosby - 8
Assists Evgeni Malkin - 13
Points Evgeni Malkin - 20
Wins Matt Murray - 4
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 10
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 24
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 (RW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Brett Connolly (LW) 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 (RW) 0 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Hot?
Casey DeSmith (G) 1-1-0, 1.01, .967 in last 2 GPI
Jake Guentzel (RW) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Jack Johnson (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Olli Maatta (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Dominik Simon (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Patric Hornqvist (RW) 1 pts in last 7 GP
Phil Kessel (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Kris Letang (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Matt Murray (G) 0-3-1, 4.64, .839 in last 4 GPI
Jamie Oleksiak (D) 1 pts in last 4 GP