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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Vegas Golden Knights
3-2 (20) Season Record (NHL Rk) 4-4 (22)
5 Division Rank 5
11 Conference Rank 10
3-1 Home Record 2-1
0-1 Away Record 2-3
1-1 Division Record 1-0
2-2-2 Conference Record 2-0-0
29 Goals For 18
28 Goals Against 21
Winless 1 Streak Won 3
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 203.9
Age Average 27.1
Oldest Brooks Orpik (38)
Youngest Jakub Vrana (22)
Rookies 2
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 13
Free agency 5
Waivers 2
Trades 4
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 5342 games
GP Defensemen 3015 games
GP Goalies 371 games
Team Totals 8815 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.1
Age Average 27.4
Oldest Deryk Engelland (36)
Youngest Alex Tuch (22)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 0
Free agency 4
Waivers 2
Trades 6
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4368 games
GP Defensemen 2187 games
GP Goalies 770 games
Team Totals 7526 games
Injuries
Boyd, Travis Lower body injury injured reserve
Wilson, Tom Suspended by NHL
Injuries
Engelland, Deryk Arm injury day-to-day
Schmidt, Nate Suspended by NHL
Stastny, Paul Lower body injury injured reserve
Tuch, Alex Lower body injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 6
Assists Evgeny Kuznetsov - 8
Points Evgeny Kuznetsov - 12
Wins Braden Holtby - 3
Plus/minus John Carlson - 5
Pen. minutes Jakub Vrana - 12
Team Leaders
Goals Jonathan Marchessault - 5
Assists William Karlsson - 6
Points Jonathan Marchessault - 10
Wins Marc-Andre Fleury - 4
Plus/minus Jonathan Marchessault - 7
Pen. minutes Jonathan Marchessault - 8
Who's Hot?
John Carlson (D) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Brett Connolly (LW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Matt Niskanen (D) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Jakub Vrana (RW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Andre Burakovsky (RW) 0 pts in last 7 GP
Pheonix Copley (G) 0-1-1, 4.04, .873 in last 2 GPI
Dmitry Orlov (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
T.J. Oshie (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Hot?
Marc-Andre Fleury (G) 3-0-0, 0.67, .972 in last 3 GPI
Jonathan Marchessault (LW) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Reilly Smith (RW) 3 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Colin Miller (D) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Max Pacioretty (LW) 0 pts in last 6 GP
Malcolm Subban (G) 0-1-0, 2.70, .871 in last 2 GPI