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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Vegas Golden Knights
33-20 (8) Season Record (NHL Rk) 32-25 (14)
2 Division Rank 3
5 Conference Rank 5
17-9 Home Record 17-9
16-11 Away Record 15-16
9-5 Division Record 11-5
19-9-4 Conference Record 18-12-2
202 Goals For 180
191 Goals Against 172
Won 1 Streak Lost 1
Team Info
Height Average 6-2
Weight Average 204.7
Age Average 27.5
Oldest Brooks Orpik (38)
Youngest Jakub Vrana (22)
Rookies 1
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 13
Free agency 5
Waivers 1
Trades 4
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 6053 games
GP Defensemen 3306 games
GP Goalies 427 games
Team Totals 9786 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 200.5
Age Average 27.7
Oldest Deryk Engelland (36)
Youngest Alex Tuch (22)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 7
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 0
Free agency 3
Waivers 3
Trades 6
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4702 games
GP Defensemen 2414 games
GP Goalies 822 games
Team Totals 8666 games
Injuries
No Injuries
Injuries
Carpenter, Ryan Upper body injury injured reserve
Carrier, William Upper body injury sidelined indefinitely
Haula, Erik Knee surgery injured reserve
Holden, Nick Undisclosed injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 42
Assists John Carlson - 45
Points Alex Ovechkin - 69
Wins Braden Holtby - 20
Plus/minus Michal Kempny - 20
Pen. minutes Tom Wilson - 91
Team Leaders
Goals Jonathan Marchessault - 19
Assists Alex Tuch - 26
Points Alex Tuch - 42
Wins Marc-Andre Fleury - 29
Plus/minus Cody Eakin - 13
Pen. minutes Ryan Reaves - 60
Who's Hot?
John Carlson (D) 4 pts in last 2 GP
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 5 pts in last 3 GP
Jakub Vrana (RW) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
Andre Burakovsky (LW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Brett Connolly (RW) 1 pts in last 4 GP
Michal Kempny (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Matt Niskanen (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Who's Hot?
Oscar Lindberg (W) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Max Pacioretty (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Reilly Smith (RW) 5 pts in last 6 GP
Shea Theodore (D) 2 pts in last 3 GP
Alex Tuch (LW) 2 pts in last 2 GP
Who's Not?
Marc-Andre Fleury (G) 0-2-0, 5.04, .853 in last 2 GPI
Colin Miller (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Brandon Pirri (C) 2 pts in last 10 GP