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Washington Capitals

Venue: Verizon Center | Coach: Barry Trotz
Conference Team RankingsGF AverageGA AveragePower Play
Capitals2.852.3725.47%
Eastern5th3rd2nd

Next Game

Sat, March 28, 12:30 PM EDT
Verizon Center
TV: CSN-DC
Nashville Predators
at
Washington Capitals
+105
Line
-125

Leaders

PredatorsCapitals
PTS M. Ribeiro (57) A. Ovechkin (73)
AST M. Ribeiro (43) N. Backstrom (54)
G C. Smith (23) A. Ovechkin (47)

Schedule

Wed Mar 11
L 3 - 1NYR
Recap
Fri Mar 13
L 4 - 2DAL
Recap
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
12:30 pm EDT
Today
CSN-DCNSH
Preview
3:00 pm EDT
Sun Mar 29
NHLNat NYR
7:00 pm EDT
Tue Mar 31
CSN-DCCAR
7:30 pm EDT
Thu Apr 2
RDSat MON
7:00 pm EDT
Sat Apr 4
CSN-DCat OTT
5:00 pm EDT
Sun Apr 5
at 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 York47-19-7101
New York44-26-593
Pittsburgh40-23-1191
Washington40-24-1090
Philadelphia30-29-1676
Columbus35-35-474
New Jersey31-31-1274
Carolina27-36-1064
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Injuries
DatePlayerPos.Injury
3/27Dmitry OrlovDWrist
3/27Jay BeagleCShoulder
3/12John ErskineDNeck
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