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Washington Capitals

Venue: Verizon Center | Coach: Barry Trotz
Conference Team RankingsGF AverageGA AveragePower Play
Capitals2.92.627.16%
Eastern7th8th2nd

Next Game

Sat, December 20, 7:00 PM EST
Prudential Center
TV: MSG+
Washington Capitals
at
New Jersey Devils
-120
Line
+100

Leaders

CapitalsDevils
PTS N. Backstrom (31) J. Jagr (20)
AST N. Backstrom (23) J. Jagr (15)
G A. Ovechkin (14) M. Cammalleri (11)

Schedule

Thu Dec 4
W 2 - 1at CAR
Recap
Sat Dec 6
W 4 - 1at NJ
Recap
Tue Dec 9
W 5 - 3at TB
Recap
Thu Dec 11
L 3 - 2CLB
Recap
Sat Dec 13
W 4 - 2TB
Recap
Tue Dec 16
L 2 - 1at FLA
Recap
Thu Dec 18
W 5 - 4at CLB
Recap
7:00 pm EST
Sat Dec 20
MSG+at NJ
7:00 pm EST
Mon Dec 22
CSN-DCOTT
7:00 pm EST
Tue Dec 23
CSN-DCat NYR
7:30 pm EST
Sat Dec 27
at PIT
7:00 pm EST
Mon Dec 29
at NYI
1:00 pm EST
Thu Jan 1
CHI
3:00 pm EST
Sun Jan 4
FLA
7:00 pm EST
Wed Jan 7
at TOR

Standings

EAST
Metropolitan
Overall
W-L-OTL
Pts
Pittsburgh21-6-446
New York22-10-044
Washington15-10-636
New York15-10-434
New Jersey12-16-630
Columbus13-15-329
Philadelphia11-14-628
Carolina9-19-321
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Injuries
DatePlayerPos.Injury
10/07Aaron VolpattiLWNeck
10/04Dmitry OrlovDWrist
10/22John ErskineDUpper Body
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