The Washington Capitals have won five in a row and now return home to meet a couple foes from out west. First up is the Vegas Golden Knights, making only their second return to DC since losing Game Four of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final to the Caps.
Puck drop is at your normal 7 PM. I will be back for your recap.
|Shot Attempt %||52.1%||51.4%|
|Power Play||21.7% (11th)||25.9% (5th)|
|Penalty Kill||89.2% (2nd)||85.7% (6th)|
Carl Hagelin is day-to-day with an upper body injury and did not skate this morning. Your projected lines via Samantha Pell at WaPo:
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Vrana – Kuznetsov – Wilson
Stephenson – Eller – Hathaway
Leipsic – Dowd – Boyd
Kempny – Carlson
Orlov – Gudas
Siegenthaler – Jensen
Alex Ovechkin has two goals already tonight. Here's a list of most multi-goal games since he entered the league via Hockey Ref:
Ovechkin – 136
Crosby – 84 (you know he's getting 3 more)
Stamkos – 73
Iginla – 71
E.Staal – 67
Carter – 60
Nash – 59
Perry – 59
Vanek – 59
— Dimitri Filipovic (@DimFilipovic) November 8, 2019
Can we have 137 tonight please, Ovi?
I really want a metal detector, so I’ve been watching a lot of metal detecting YouTube videos recently. This is one of my favorites.
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