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Washington Capitals (23-5-5)


Mon. 12/9 Wed. 12/11 Sat. 12/14 Mon. 12/16 Fri. 12/20
vs. Cls
L 2-5
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vs. Bos
W 3-2
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@ TB
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET22:00 BRT
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@ Cls
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET22:00 BRT
@ NJ
4:00 PM PT5:00 PM MT6:00 PM CT7:00 PM ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET22:00 BRT

Capitals, Lightning set for second meeting

As they prepare to play for the second time this season, the Washington Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning have something in common.

They both beat the Boston Bruins 3-2 at home in their most recent outings.

The Capitals slipped past Boston in Washington in the NHL's "Wednesday Night Hockey" early game this week, and the Lightning rallied to beat the Bruins on Thursday night.

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Leaders
Points: J. Carlson45
Plus/Minus: J. Carlson19
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin153
PIM: G. Hathaway47
Win: B. Holtby16
Shutouts: None 
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 117 (2)
Shots: 1034 (11)
PP%: 24.0% (5)
Penalty Minutes: 328 (4)
Assists: 184 (4)
SH Goals: 3 (15)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
Washington 23 5 5 51
NY Islanders 21 7 2 44
Pittsburgh 18 10 4 40
Carolina 19 11 2 40
Philadelphia 17 9 5 39
NY Rangers 16 12 3 35
Columbus 12 14 5 29
New Jersey 9 17 5 23
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 93 (21)
Shots Against: 1030 (13)
PK%: 85.3% (3)
Penalty Minutes: 323 (5)
Shutouts: 0 (31)
Sv%: 0.910 (10)
Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
12/5 T. Geisser Assigned to European Team EV Zug-Switzerland
12/1 C. Djoos Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
12/1 B. Malenstyn Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
11/28 G. Hathaway Suspension Over
11/24 M. Sgarbossa Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
11/23 K. Clark Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
11/22 C. Djoos Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
11/22 T. Lewington Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
11/20 T. Lewington Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
11/20 M. Sgarbossa Called up from minors from Hershey-AHL
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