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Head Coach Barry Trotz
GM Brian MacLellan
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12/10/2017 - 1:24pm
Oshie (upper body) skated on his own Sunday morning but won't play Monday's road contest against the Islanders, Isabelle Khurshudyan of The Washington Post reports.
12/08/2017 - 11:38pm
Backstrom recorded a goal, an assist and a plus-3 rating during Friday's 4-2 win over the Rangers.
12/08/2017 - 11:33pm
Wilson recorded a goal, an assist, three shots on net, six hits and a plus-3 rating during Friday's 4-2 win over the Rangers.
12/08/2017 - 11:33am
Holtby will protect the net against the visiting Rangers on Friday, Brian McNally of NHL.com reports.
12/07/2017 - 1:40pm
Coach Barry Trotz told reporters he doesn't know when Oshie (upper body) will resume practicing, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports.
Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division Standings
GP W L OT PTS ROW GF GA
1 Columbus Blue Jackets 30 19 10 1 39 16 86 73
2 Washington Capitals 30 18 11 1 37 16 94 88
3 New Jersey Devils 29 16 9 4 36 14 89 91
4 New York Islanders 29 16 10 3 35 14 105 99
5 Pittsburgh Penguins 31 16 12 3 35 16 93 102
6 New York Rangers 29 16 11 2 34 15 98 87
7 Carolina Hurricanes 28 11 10 7 29 9 78 88
8 Philadelphia Flyers 29 11 11 7 29 11 83 85

Washington Capitals Team Leaders

Goals
Alex
Ovechkin
21
Evgeny Kuznetsov 10
T.J. Oshie 10
Jakub Vrana 8
Nicklas Backstrom 5
Assists
Evgeny
Kuznetsov
21
Nicklas Backstrom 20
John Carlson 20
T.J. Oshie 13
Alex Ovechkin 12
Points
Alex
Ovechkin
33
Evgeny Kuznetsov 31
Nicklas Backstrom 25
T.J. Oshie 23
John Carlson 22
Wins
Braden
Holtby
16
Philipp Grubauer 2
Plus/minus
Matt
Niskanen
10
Taylor Chorney 8
Chandler Stephenson 7
Tom Wilson 7
Christian Djoos 5
Pen. minutes
Tom
Wilson
68
Brooks Orpik 32
Evgeny Kuznetsov 24
Lars Eller 22
Madison Bowey 18
Recent Capitals Moves
Dec 8, 2017
Tyler Graovac (LW) Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).
Dec 7, 2017
Travis Boyd (C) Assigned to the Hershey Bears (AHL).
Tyler Graovac (LW) Placed on waivers by the Washington Capitals.
Andre Burakovsky (LW) Missed 20 games (broken thumb).
Dec 5, 2017
Chandler Stephenson (LW) Missed 1 game (upper body injury).
T.J. Oshie (RW) Upper body injury, day-to-day.
Dec 4, 2017
Chandler Stephenson (LW) Upper body injury, day-to-day.
Dec 3, 2017
Travis Boyd (C) Recalled from the Hershey Bears (AHL).