The Washington Capitals come into Thursday night action against the Montreal Canadiens having lost five of their seven games in the month of February. A western road trip saw the Caps comeback to beat Colorado, but lose two in a row to the Coyotes and Golden Knights. It’s time to bust this slump.
Puck drop is at the normal 7 PM and I’ll be back for your recap.
|Shot Attempt %||54.1%||52.1%|
|Power Play||19.6% (18th)||20.7% (14th)|
|Penalty Kill||79.1% (20th)||83.9% (4th)|
Evgeny Kuznetsov is back from injury, we’ll get our first look at Brenden Dillon, and Jonas Siegenthaler and Brendan Leipsic will sit.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Wilson
Vrana – Kuznetsov – Oshie
Hagelin – Eller – Panik
Boyd – Dowd – Hathaway
Dillon – Carlson
Orlov – Jensen
Kempny – Gudas
The Caps have made their first move with the Brenden Dillon acquisition. GMBM has said the Caps aren’t done looking at things that may improve the team and that guy is always honest about his plans. Any names out there maybe in the forward ranks that you think could be a fit? Leave a comment below.
Answering the age old question.
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