The Winter Classic will give Caps right wing Troy Brouwer a rare opportunity for his father, Don, to see him play in Washington.
Justin Peters' playing time is sparse, but the veteran goalie is being patient as he waits his turn.
Philipp Grubauer continues to shine in the AHL despite his team's offensive struggles and three prospects prepare for the World Juniors tournament.

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Today's Poll

Who will lead the NHL in scoring this season?
Alex Ovechkin
Steven Stamkos
Sidney Crosby
      10/22J. ErskineNeck surgery (IR)
      10/7D. OrlovWrist (IR)
      10/7A. VolpattiNeck (IR)
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      1/4vs. Fla12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET20:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST3:00 EST0:00 UAE (+1)15:00 ET
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      Full Schedule
      12/23NYRL 2-4
      12/22vs. OttW 2-1
      12/20NJW 4-0
      12/18ClsW 5-4
      12/16FlaL 1-2
      12/13vs. TBW 4-2
      12/11vs. ClsL 2-3
      12/9TBW 5-3
      12/6NJW 4-1
      12/4CarW 2-1
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      Capitals - Team News
      Tom Wilson - W
      Coach Barry Trotz intends to put Tom Wilson back in the lineup on Saturday against Pittsburgh... "He hasn't been as sharp as he needs to be," Trotz said. "He's a terrific young player and he's going to be a big part of us for a long time. But his game was...
      Dec 25 5:20PM Read More
      Justin Peters - G
      Justin Peters is waiting for his next opportunity to play for Washington. "It's just part of the job," Peters said. "Ideally, I want to play every night. Same with Braden and he's playing great. I want the same thing. I'm a...
      Dec 25 5:01PM Read More
      Evgeny Kuznetsov - C
      Evgeny Kuznetsov scored a goal in a 4-2 loss to the New York Rangers on Tuesday. Kuznetsov has four goals and 13 points in 32 contests in 2014-15. He's got a lot of offensive upside, so he'll be worth keeping in mind for 2015-16 fantasy drafts even if...
      Dec 24 6:34AM Read More
      Alex Ovechkin - W
      Alex Ovechkin recorded a power play goal, but it wasn't enough for the Capitals to prevent a... Ovie's 16th of the season was also his seventh with the man advantage and he rounded out his night by adding two penalty minutes, six shots on goal and eight hits to his...
      Dec 23 11:23PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby allowed four goals on 27 shots Tuesday as Washington was upended by the Rangers... Holtby's month of December has been a very productive one so he can be forgiven for one misstep in a difficult matchup. His 15-8-5 record, 2.30 GAA and .917 save percentage...
      Dec 23 11:20PM Read More
      Andre Burakovsky - W
      Andre Burakovsky and Nate Schmidt drew back into the lineup Tuesday against the Rangers. After being demoted to the AHL and a healthy scratch last night, Burakovsky is expected to center the Caps' fourth line between Jason Chimera and Michael Latta. The young...
      Dec 23 7:57PM Read More
      Tom Wilson - W
      Tom Wilson and Jack Hillen will sit against the Rangers on Tuesday. Jack Hillen doesn't own any fantasy value. However through 23 games this season Wilson has nine points, 69 PIMs, and 69 hits. Wilson had been benched for long stretches the...
      Dec 23 6:26PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will be between the pipes Tuesday against the Rangers. Holtby played Monday night and kicked away 38 shots in a 2-1 win over the Senators. The Caps come in with a two point and one ROW lead over Broadway for the third slot in...
      Dec 23 5:30PM Read More
      Nicklas Backstrom - C
      Nicklas Backstrom scored his 11th goal of the season to give the Washington Capitals a 2-1... Backstrom's goal, at 19:25 of the second period, broke a 1-1 tie and turned out to be the game winner. Jay Beagle, with his fifth goal of the season, gave the Caps a 1-0...
      Dec 22 10:41PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Washington goaltender Braden Holtby turned aside 38 shots to spark the Washington Capitals to a... The Senators were creative with the puck, but Holtby scrambled around the crease all night to stop them. He made a beautiful save when he stretched to his left to snare a...
      Dec 22 10:38PM Read More
      Andre Burakovsky - W
      Andre Burakovsky and Nate Schmidt will be healthy scratches Monday against the Senators. Burakovsky was just called up earlier today but will be back in the press box Monday night. He has played in 26 games for the Caps this year, registering four goals and nine...
      Dec 22 5:02PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will be between the pipes for the Capitals Monday against the Ottawa Senators. Holtby will be appearing in his 27th game of the season, which is good for fifth most games in the league, where he will go for his 15th win. He holds a respectable 2.29...
      Dec 22 5:01PM Read More
      Aaron Volpatti - W
      Aaron Volpatti (neck) has completed his conditioning stint. Rather than play for the Capitals, Volpatti will return to the injured reserve list. He had two goals and 49 penalty minutes in 41 contests with Washington in 2013-14 but...
      Dec 22 9:27AM Read More
      Andre Burakovsky - W
      Andre Burakovsky has been called up by the Washington Capitals. Capitals coach Barry Trotz revealed Washington's plans for Burakovsky after he was sent to the minors, so this doesn't come as a surprise. Burakovsky has spent a fair...
      Dec 22 9:25AM Read More
      Mike Green - D
      Mike Green scored on Saturday and it was his first goal in almost two months. The Washington blueliner last found the back of the net on October 22. Green has four goals and 15 points this season and remains a nice 2-3 defenseman in most pools.
      Dec 21 10:21AM Read More

      Team Stats

      Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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      Skater Stats
      CNicklas Backstrom34112536
      RWAlex Ovechkin34161228
      DJohn Carlson3442226
      CMarcus Johansson3491120
      RWTroy Brouwer3410717
      DMike Green2641317
      RWJoel Ward3410717
      LW* Andre Burakovsky274913
      CEvgeny Kuznetsov324913
      RWEric Fehr317512
      Goaltender Stats
      Braden Holtby2916652.301585
      Justin Peters74013.28231
      * = Rookie Player
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