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Washington Capitals

Venue: Verizon Center | Coach: Barry Trotz
Conference Team RankingsGF AverageGA AveragePower Play
Capitals2.882.3825.11%
Eastern5th3rd2nd

Next Game

Tue, March 31, 7:00 PM EDT
Verizon Center
TV: FSCR
Carolina Hurricanes
at
Washington Capitals
+180
Line
-210

Leaders

HurricanesCapitals
PTS E. Staal (49) A. Ovechkin (75)
AST J. Faulk (32) N. Backstrom (55)
G E. Staal (21) A. Ovechkin (49)

Schedule

Sun Mar 15
W 2 - 0BOS
Recap
Mon Mar 16
W 4 - 3at BUF
Recap
Thu Mar 19
W 3 - 2at MIN
Recap
Sat Mar 21
L 3 - 0at WPG
Recap
Thu Mar 26
W 3 - 2NJ
Recap
Sat Mar 28
L 4 - 3NSH
Recap
Sun Mar 29
W 5 - 2at NYR
Recap
7:00 pm EDT
Today
FSCRCAR
Preview
7:30 pm EDT
Thu Apr 2
RDSat MON
7:00 pm EDT
Sat Apr 4
HNICat OTT
5:00 pm EDT
Sun Apr 5
NHLNat DET
8:00 pm EDT
Wed Apr 8
BOS
3:00 pm EDT
Sat Apr 11
NYR

Standings

EAST
Metropolitan
Overall
W-L-OTL
Pts
New York47-21-7101
Pittsburgh42-23-1195
New York45-27-595
Washington41-25-1092
Philadelphia30-29-1777
Columbus36-35-476
New Jersey31-33-1274
Carolina28-36-1167
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Injuries
DatePlayerPos.Injury
3/27Dmitry OrlovDWrist
3/27Jay BeagleCShoulder
3/12John ErskineDNeck
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