The Washington Capitals continue their long road trip with a visit to Rogers Place in Edmonton to take on the Oilers. The two top scorers in the NHL, John Carlson and Connor McDavid, will be on display as they continue their fight to stay atop that pile.
Puck drop will be at 9PM and yours truly will have your recap.
|Shot Attempt %||46.9%||51.4%|
|Power Play||35.7% (2nd)||25.0% (9th)|
|Penalty Kill||88.2% (4th)||84.6% (9th)|
Tom Wilson missed the morning skate, but is expected to play tonight. Your lines via Samantha Pell at WaPo:
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Hagelin – Kuznetsov – Wilson
Vrana – Eller – Hathaway
Leipsic – Dowd – Stephenson
Kempny – Carlson
Orlov – Jensen
Siegenthaler – Gudas
Edmonton has been shut out in two straight games and Connor McDavid is without a point in three straight games.
#Oilers no goals in 152:28. Longest ever:
207:43 The Oilers were shutout for the final 52:48 of a 2-1
loss at Chicago (Apr. 1, 2007), through back-to-back
3-0 shutouts (120:00) at at Minnesota )April 3 & 5,
2007) and the initial 34:55 of a 3-2 win at Calgary
(Apr. 7, 2007)
— Reid Wilkins (@ReidWilkins) October 24, 2019
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