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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Vegas Golden Knights
17-9 (8) Season Record (NHL Rk) 17-14 (14)
1 Division Rank 4
4 Conference Rank 8
8-4 Home Record 10-3
9-5 Away Record 7-11
6-2 Division Record 7-3
9-4-2 Conference Record 11-6-1
106 Goals For 96
90 Goals Against 91
Won 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 5572 games
GP Defensemen 3147 games
GP Goalies 394 games
Team Totals 9222 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 199.8
Age Average 27.8
Oldest Deryk Engelland (36)
Youngest Alex Tuch (22)
Rookies 1
30 years old + 8
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 0
Free agency 3
Waivers 2
Trades 5
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4824 games
GP Defensemen 2331 games
GP Goalies 794 games
Team Totals 7949 games
Injuries
Orpik, Brooks Lower body injury injured reserve
Oshie, T.J. Upper body injury injured reserve
Wilson, Tom Concussion sidelined indefinitely
Injuries
Haula, Erik Lower body injury injured reserve
Stastny, Paul Lower body injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 22
Assists John Carlson - 25
Points Alex Ovechkin - 36
Wins Braden Holtby - 11
Plus/minus Michal Kempny - 18
Pen. minutes Evgeny Kuznetsov - 28
Team Leaders
Goals Cody Eakin - 11
Assists Reilly Smith - 15
Points Jonathan Marchessault - 23
Wins Marc-Andre Fleury - 17
Plus/minus Alex Tuch - 6
Pen. minutes Ryan Reaves - 43
Who's Hot?
Travis Boyd (C) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Brett Connolly (LW) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Matt Niskanen (D) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Dmitry Orlov (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 8 pts in last 5 GP
Jakub Vrana (RW) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
Braden Holtby (G) 1-2-0, 3.39, .875 in last 3 GPI
Michal Kempny (D) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Hot?
Ryan Carpenter (C) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Oscar Lindberg (C) 4 pts in last 4 GP
Colin Miller (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Max Pacioretty (LW) 12 pts in last 9 GP
Reilly Smith (RW) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Shea Theodore (D) 7 pts in last 8 GP
Who's Not?
Marc-Andre Fleury (G) 1-1-0, 3.50, .857 in last 2 GPI
Nick Holden (D) 0 pts in last 10 GP