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Next Game

Sun, April 19, 12:00 PM EDT
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
TV: NBC
Washington Capitals
at
N.Y. Islanders
+120
Line
-140

Leaders

CapitalsIslanders
PTS A. Ovechkin (81) J. Tavares (86)
AST N. Backstrom (60) J. Tavares (48)
G A. Ovechkin (53) J. Tavares (38)

Schedule

Thu Apr 2
L 4 - 3at CLB
Recap
Sat Apr 4
W 3 - 0BUF
Recap
Tue Apr 7
L 5 - 4at PHI
Recap
Fri Apr 10
W 3 - 1at PIT
Recap
Sat Apr 11
L 5 - 4CLB
Recap
Wed Apr 15
W 4 - 1at WAS
Recap
Fri Apr 17
L 4 - 3at WAS
Recap
12:00 pm EDT
Sun Apr 19
NBCWAS
7:30 pm EDT
Tue Apr 21
USAWAS
11:11 am EDT
Thu Apr 23
at WAS
11:11 am EDT
Sat Apr 25
WAS

Standings

EAST
Metropolitan
Overall
W-L-OTL
Pts
New York53-22-7113
Washington45-26-11101
New York47-28-7101
Pittsburgh43-27-1298
Columbus42-35-589
Philadelphia33-31-1884
New Jersey32-36-1478
Carolina30-41-1171
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Injuries
DatePlayerPos.Injury
2/20Mikhail GrabovskiCConcussion
4/14Travis HamonicDUndisclosed
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