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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
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Season Overview
Washington Capitals Vancouver Canucks
7-6 (22) Season Record (NHL Rk) 10-7 (7)
7 Division Rank 1
12 Conference Rank 3
5-3 Home Record 5-2
2-3 Away Record 5-5
2-2 Division Record 2-2
3-4-2 Conference Record 5-3-0
54 Goals For 61
56 Goals Against 64
Lost 2 Streak Winless 2
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 5429 games
GP Defensemen 3069 games
GP Goalies 380 games
Team Totals 8974 games
Team Info
Height Average 6-1
Weight Average 198.7
Age Average 26.1
Oldest Loui Eriksson (33)
Youngest Elias Pettersson (20)
Rookies 3
30 years old + 5
How The Team Was Built
Drafted 9
Free agency 11
Waivers 0
Trades 9
EXPERIENCE
GP Forwards 4140 games
GP Defensemen 2841 games
GP Goalies 342 games
Team Totals 7323 games
Injuries
Orpik, Brooks Lower body injury injured reserve
Wilson, Tom Suspended by NHL
Injuries
Baertschi, Sven Concussion injured reserve
Beagle, Jay Broken forearm injured reserve
Boeser, Brock Groin injured reserve
Demko, Thatcher Concussion injured/non-roster list
Edler, Alexander Sprained MCL injured reserve
Nilsson, Anders Fractured finger injured reserve
Sutter, Brandon Shoulder injury injured reserve
Team Leaders
Goals Alex Ovechkin - 12
Assists Nicklas Backstrom - 15
Points Evgeny Kuznetsov - 20
Wins Braden Holtby - 5
Plus/minus T.J. Oshie - 6
Pen. minutes Evgeny Kuznetsov - 20
Team Leaders
Goals Elias Pettersson - 10
Assists Nikolay Goldobin - 8
Points Elias Pettersson - 17
Wins Jacob Markstrom - 7
Plus/minus Troy Stecher - 8
Pen. minutes Antoine Roussel - 30
Who's Hot?
John Carlson (D) 4 pts in last 3 GP
Pheonix Copley (G) 2-0-1, 2.13, .927 in last 3 GPI
Alex Ovechkin (LW) 19 pts in last 16 GP
Who's Not?
Andre Burakovsky (RW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Brett Connolly (LW) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Matt Niskanen (D) 1 pts in last 5 GP
Dmitry Orlov (D) 0 pts in last 5 GP
Jakub Vrana (RW) 0 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Hot?
Loui Eriksson (LW) 5 pts in last 3 GP
Nikolay Goldobin (RW) 6 pts in last 5 GP
Erik Gudbranson (D) 6 pts in last 6 GP
Ben Hutton (D) 5 pts in last 5 GP
Antoine Roussel (LW) 3 pts in last 3 GP
Who's Not?
Derrick Pouliot (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP
Troy Stecher (D) 0 pts in last 4 GP