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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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Past 10 meetings

W 80% L 20%
8 2
  • Red Wings @ Capitals 2-6 W
  • Capitals @ Blue Jackets 4-0 W
  • Capitals @ Coyotes 4-2 W
  • Capitals @ Golden Knights 3-5 L
  • Ducks @ Capitals 6-5 L
  • Devils @ Capitals 3-6 W
  • Capitals @ Islanders 4-1 W
  • Capitals @ Rangers 5-3 W
  • Red Wings @ Capitals 1-3 W
  • Blackhawks @ Capitals 2-4 W

Next meetings

  • Detroit(12-11-18) 2 - 6
  • @Carolina(09-21-18) 1 - 5
  • Buffalo(02-24-18) 1 - 5
  • Pittsburgh(11-07-18) 1 - 2
  • Buffalo(02-24-18) 1 - 5
  • @Ottawa(10-05-17) 5 - 4
  • Carolina(09-28-18) 5 - 4
  • @Ottawa(10-05-17) 5 - 4
  • Nashville(04-05-18) 4 - 3
  • @St. Louis(09-25-18) 4 - 0
  • @Dallas(12-19-17) 4 - 3
  • @Detroit(03-22-18) 1 - 0

Offense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
GOALS 105 5
SHOTS 861 26
POWER PLAYS 91 20
FACEOFF TOTAL 1.000 25
PEN. MINUTES 254 12

Defense 2018-2019

Season Stats Rank
GOALS AG. 89 14
SHOTS AG. 925 15
SHOTOUTS AG. 2 13
PP AGAINTS 107 27
P.P.M.A 245 23

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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.

washington-capitals Stats 2018-2019

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 26 19 1 0 2 11 6 7 0 11 0 549 100
Nicklas Backstrom 26 10 3 1 2 3 4 4 0 14 0 598 60
T.J. Oshie 18 9 3 0 2 1 6 1 0 3 0 394 40
Tom Wilson 10 8 0 0 4 2 2 2 1 4 1 222 26
Evgeny Kuznetsov 20 7 0 0 2 4 1 6 0 13 0 403 54
Statistics
Player GP GS FL FW H L W OL PM
Player GP GS FL FW H L W OL PM
Braden Holtby 19 18 0 0 0 6 10 2 2
Alex Ovechkin 26 0 2 1 78 0 0 0 12
Andre Burakovsky 26 0 6 3 11 0 0 0 4
Brett Connolly 26 0 12 5 15 0 0 0 6
Brooks Orpik 10 0 0 0 31 0 0 0 2
Assits
Player GP GS A APP ASH
Player GP GS A APP ASH
John Carlson 25 0 24 13 0
Nicklas Backstrom 26 0 23 10 0
Evgeny Kuznetsov 20 0 17 7 0
Alex Ovechkin 26 0 13 4 0
Brett Connolly 26 0 10 1 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
Pheonix Copley 9 8 25 3.062 8 9 8 0 247 7 81 78 81 0
Braden Holtby 19 18 53 2.941 17 18 16 2 589 12 176 211 190 0
Alex Ovechkin 26 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
Andre Burakovsky 26 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Brett Connolly 26 0 0 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Shutouts
Player GP GS SHU SHUA SHUS SHUL
Player GP GS SHU SHUA SHUS SHUL
Braden Holtby 19 18 1 0 0 0
Alex Ovechkin 26 0 0 1 0 0
Andre Burakovsky 26 0 0 0 0 0
Brett Connolly 26 0 0 0 0 0
Brooks Orpik 10 0 0 0 0 0
Time on ice
Player GP GS TOIESS TOIPPS TOIS TOISHS
Player GP GS TOIESS TOIPPS TOIS TOISHS
Braden Holtby 19 18 52496 5883 64884 6505
John Carlson 25 0 28076 6123 38353 4154
Matt Niskanen 26 0 29172 1181 35542 5189
Dmitry Orlov 26 0 29921 1419 35383 4043
Alex Ovechkin 26 0 25849 7137 33014 28

Stadium

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

Last Injuries

Washington Capitals

  • Tom Wilson

    Concussion
    Out indefinitely | out

    Wilson is sidelined due to a concussion and will miss an undetermined length of time.

  • T.J. Oshie

    Concussion
    Prob Tues | probable

    Oshie has been activated from injured reserve after recovering from concussion-like symptoms and is expected to play Tuesday against the Red Wings.

  • Braden Holtby

    Rest
    Doub Thurs | doubtful

    Holtby is not expected to play Thursday against the Coyotes as he will be rested.

  • Devante Smith-Pelly

    Lower Body
    Prob Fri | probable

    Smith-Pelly left the previous game due to a lower-body injury but is likely to be in Friday's lineup against the Devils.

  • Alex Ovechkin

    Upper Body
    Prob Fri | probable

    Ovechkin has an injury to his upper body but is expected to lace up his skates Friday against the Devils.

  • Evgeny Kuznetsov

    Head
    Prob Fri | probable

    Kuznetsov sustained a head injury but is projected to return to the lineup against the Devils on Friday.

  • Michal Kempny

    Hand
    Prob Fri | probable

    Kempny is dealing with a left hand injury but is expected to lace up for Friday's contest versus the Devils.

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