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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Pittsburgh Penguins
43-24 (5) Season Record (NHL Rk) 40-24 (9)
1 Division Rank 3
3 Conference Rank 6
21-10 Home Record 21-13
22-14 Away Record 19-11
16-6 Division Record 13-8
28-12-5 Conference Record 23-14-10
257 Goals For 253
233 Goals Against 224
Winless 2 Streak Won 1
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 202.9
Age Average 28.0
Oldest Brooks Orpik (38)
Youngest Jakub Vrana (23)
Rookies 1
30 years old + 6
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 12
Free agency 4
Waivers 1
Trades 6
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6224 games
GP Defensemen 3502 games
GP Goalies 442 games
Team Totals 10308 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 197.2
Age Average 27.5
Oldest Matt Cullen (42)
Youngest Jared McCann (22)
Rookies 4
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 8
Waivers 0
Trades 8
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6354 games
GP Defensemen 3477 games
GP Goalies 204 games
Team Totals 10035 games
Injuries
Kempny, Michal Left leg injury sidelined indefinitely
Injuries
Aston-Reese, Zach Lower body injury sidelined indefinitely
Maatta, Olli Shoulder injury injured reserve
Malkin, Evgeni Upper body injury sidelined indefinitely
Ruhwedel, Chad Upper body injury sidelined indefinitely
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 48
Assists John Carlson - 53
Points Alex Ovechkin - 83
Wins Braden Holtby - 27
Plus/minus Michal Kempny - 24
Pen. minutes Tom Wilson - 117
Team Leaders
Goals Jake Guentzel - 37
Assists Sidney Crosby - 60
Points Sidney Crosby - 93
Wins Matt Murray - 25
Plus/minus Brian Dumoulin - 28
Pen. minutes Evgeni Malkin - 89
Who's Hot?
Brett Connolly (LW) 7 pts in last 5 GP
Pheonix Copley (G) 2-0-0, 1.01, .964 in last 2 GPI
T.J. Oshie (RW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 31 pts in last 26 GP
Who's Not?
Braden Holtby (G) 0-1-1, 3.50, .873 in last 2 GPI
Matt Niskanen (D) 0 pts in last 8 GP
Who's Hot?
Casey DeSmith (G) 1-0-0, 0.62, .974 in last 2 GPI
Jake Guentzel (RW) 14 pts in last 11 GP
Kris Letang (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Matt Murray (G) 1-0-1, 1.38, .956 in last 2 GPI
Bryan Rust (LW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Brian Dumoulin (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Patric Hornqvist (RW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Jared McCann (LW) 0 pts in last 5 GP
Justin Schultz (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP