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Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team based in Washington, D.C., that competes in the National Hockey League (NHL). They are members of the League's Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference. Since their founding in 1974, the "Caps" have won one conference championship to reach the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals, and captured eight division titles. In 1997, the team moved their home hockey rink from the suburban Capital Centre to the new Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. Businessman Ted Leonsis has owned the team since 1999, and has revitalized the franchise by drafting star players such as Alexander Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, Mike Green and hired Hall of Fame head coach...

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Schedules

Past 10 meetings

W 60% L 40%
6 4
  • Capitals @ Golden Knights 4-3 W
  • Golden Knights @ Capitals 2-6 W
  • Golden Knights @ Capitals 1-3 W
  • Capitals @ Golden Knights 3-2 W
  • Capitals @ Golden Knights 4-6 L
  • Capitals @ Lightning 4-0 W
  • Lightning @ Capitals 0-3 W
  • Capitals @ Lightning 2-3 L
  • Lightning @ Capitals 4-2 L
  • Lightning @ Capitals 4-2 L

Next meetings

  • @Boston(12-14-17) 5 - 3
  • Boston(12-28-17) 3 - 4
  • @Montreal(03-24-18) 6 - 4
  • @Carolina(01-12-18) 4 - 3
  • @St. Louis(04-02-18) 4 - 2
  • Carolina(03-30-18) 4 - 1
  • St. Louis(01-07-18) 3 - 4
  • Boston(12-28-17) 3 - 4
  • @Pittsburgh(05-07-18) 2 - 1
  • Vegas(06-04-18) 2 - 6
  • @New Jersey(01-18-18) 3 - 4
  • Toronto(03-03-18) 2 - 5

Offense 2017-2018

Season Stats Rank
GOALS 256 9
SHOTS 2,379 31
POWER PLAYS 244 21
FACEOFF TOTAL 1.000 13
PEN. MINUTES 800 26

Defense 2017-2018

Season Stats Rank
GOALS AG. 238 16
SHOTS AG. 2,613 15
SHOTOUTS AG. 3 11
PP AGAINTS 269 25
P.P.M.A 751 8

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Team leaders 2017-2018

Player Roster

Draft

Season Overall Round Player Position School | Team
2018-2019 31 Round 1 Alexander Alexeyev D Red Deer
2018-2019 15 Round 2 Martin Fehervary D Oskarshamn
2018-2019 16 Round 2 Kody Clark RW Ottawa
2018-2019 31 Round 3 Riley Sutter RW Everett
2018-2019 31 Round 4 Mitchell Gibson G Lone Star
2018-2019 6 Round 6 Alex Kannok-Leipert D Vancouver
2018-2019 31 Round 7 Eric Florchuk C Saskatoon
2017-2018 27 Round 4 Tobias Geisser D Zug Academy
2017-2018 27 Round 5 Sebastian Walfridsson D Modo Jr.
2017-2018 27 Round 6 Benton Maass D Elk River
2017-2018 27 Round 7 Kristian Roykas Marthinsen LW Almtuna Jr.

Offensive

Player GP G GWG GO GP1 GP2 Gp3 GPP GSH PPP PSH SHI SHOT
Player GP G GWG GO GP1 GP2 Gp3 GPP GSH PPP PSH SHI SHOT
Alex Ovechkin 82 49 7 3 16 16 14 17 0 31 0 1730 355
Evgeny Kuznetsov 79 27 8 2 7 7 11 7 1 30 1 1600 187
Nicklas Backstrom 81 21 4 1 6 7 7 7 0 26 0 1811 165
Lars Eller 81 18 2 0 6 5 7 3 0 6 0 1539 161
T.J. Oshie 74 18 3 0 8 6 4 9 0 18 0 1541 127

Statistics

Player GP GS FL FW H L W OL PM
Player GP GS FL FW H L W OL PM
Braden Holtby 54 54 0 0 0 16 34 4 2
Philipp Grubauer 35 28 0 0 0 10 15 2 0
Aaron Ness 8 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
Alex Chiasson 61 0 30 11 57 0 0 0 26
Alex Ovechkin 82 0 5 3 139 0 0 0 32

Assits

Player GP GS A APP ASH
Player GP GS A APP ASH
Evgeny Kuznetsov 79 0 56 23 0
John Carlson 82 0 53 28 0
Nicklas Backstrom 81 0 50 19 0
Alex Ovechkin 82 0 38 14 0
T.J. Oshie 74 0 29 9 0

Defense

Player GP GS GA GAA GP1A GP2A GP3A GOA SA SOA SP1A SP2A SP3A BS
Player GP GS GA GAA GP1A GP2A GP3A GOA SA SOA SP1A SP2A SP3A BS
Braden Holtby 54 54 153 2.992 54 52 43 4 1648 24 558 578 488 0
Philipp Grubauer 35 28 73 2.349 16 21 34 2 953 12 283 297 361 0
Aaron Ness 8 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Alex Chiasson 61 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
Alex Ovechkin 82 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21

Shutouts

Player GP GS SHU SHUA SHUS SHUL
Player GP GS SHU SHUA SHUS SHUL
Philipp Grubauer 35 28 3 0 0 1
Aaron Ness 8 0 0 0 0 0
Alex Chiasson 61 0 0 0 0 0
Alex Ovechkin 82 0 0 3 2 0
Andre Burakovsky 56 0 0 0 0 0

Time on ice

Player GP GS TOIESS TOIPPS TOIS TOISHS
Player GP GS TOIESS TOIPPS TOIS TOISHS
Braden Holtby 54 54 151836 15057 184068 17175
John Carlson 82 0 90774 18223 121926 12929
Dmitry Orlov 82 0 98344 5710 113794 9740
Philipp Grubauer 35 28 93998 8350 111888 9540
Alex Ovechkin 82 0 78271 20691 99110 148

Stadium

Verizon Center
Washington, District Of Columbia, USA.
Capacity: 18,506

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