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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Pittsburgh Penguins
27-15 (9) Season Record (NHL Rk) 26-16 (13)
2 Division Rank 4
4 Conference Rank 8
13-8 Home Record 13-8
14-7 Away Record 13-8
9-4 Division Record 7-5
19-6-3 Conference Record 11-9-5
157 Goals For 169
141 Goals Against 146
Winless 4 Streak Lost 1
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 205.3
Age Average 27.2
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 5773 games
GP Defensemen 3253 games
GP Goalies 413 games
Team Totals 9563 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.8
Age Average 28.0
Oldest Matt Cullen (42)
Youngest Marcus Pettersson (22)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 8
Free agency 8
Waivers 0
Trades 9
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6556 games
GP Defensemen 3070 games
GP Goalies 175 games
Team Totals 10213 games
Injuries
Djoos, Christian Left thigh injury injured reserve
Injuries
Aston-Reese, Zach Broken left hand injured reserve
Czuczman, Kevin Shoulder surgery injured reserve
Schultz, Justin Fractured lower left leg injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 33
Assists John Carlson - 37
Points Alex Ovechkin - 52
Wins Braden Holtby - 17
Plus/minus Michal Kempny - 23
Pen. minutes Tom Wilson - 56
Team Leaders
Goals Jake Guentzel - 24
Assists Evgeni Malkin - 38
Points Sidney Crosby - 57
Wins Matt Murray - 14
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 26
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 46
Who's Hot?
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 31 pts in last 28 GP
Who's Not?
Travis Boyd (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Andre Burakovsky (LW) 0 pts in last 5 GP
Brett Connolly (RW) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Pheonix Copley (G) 0-2-0, 5.59, .833 in last 2 GPI
Michal Kempny (D) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Matt Niskanen (D) 0 pts in last 6 GP
T.J. Oshie (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Jakub Vrana (LW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Tom Wilson (RW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Hot?
Brian Dumoulin (D) 4 pts in last 6 GP
Jake Guentzel (LW) 8 pts in last 5 GP
Phil Kessel (RW) 16 pts in last 12 GP
Kris Letang (D) 13 pts in last 13 GP
Dominik Simon (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Casey DeSmith (G) 0-2-0, 5.17, .828 in last 2 GPI
Marcus Pettersson (D) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Riley Sheahan (C) 0 pts in last 5 GP