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The Capitals head to Pittsburgh to take on Sidney Crosby and company. Watch live online or on NBCSN at 7:30 p.m.
The Capitals make the trek to Pittsburgh to face their biggest rivals at 7:30 p.m. Watch on NBCSN and follow live updates from social media here.
The Capitals lost four straight times to the Penguins under Adam Oates last season. They'll try to reverse that trend with Barry Trotz.

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      Injuries
      DatePlayerStatus
      10/22J. ErskineNeck surgery (IR)
      10/7D. OrlovWrist (IR)
      10/7A. VolpattiNeck (IR)
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      Sat, Dec 27
      2nd Intermission123Tot
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      Pittsburgh000
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      Schedule
      DateOppTime
      12/27Pit4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET0:30 GMT8:30 北京时间5:30 MST7:30 EST4:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ET
      12/29NYI4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 北京时间5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET
      1/1vs. Chi10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET18:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST1:00 EST22:00 UAE13:00 ET
      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
      1/7Tor4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET0:00 GMT8:00 北京时间5:00 MST7:00 EST4:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET
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      Results
      DateOppFinal
      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
      Nate Schmidt - D
      Nate Schmidt will be in the press box Saturday night in Pittsburgh. Schmidt had played in 32 games for the Capitals this season but will give way to Jack Hillen Saturday night on defense. Neither player will help fantasy owners.
      Dec 27 7:07PM Read More
      Jason Chimera - W
      Jason Chimera will be a healthy scratch Saturday night against the Penguins. Chimera has played in all but one game for the Caps this year but will find himself in the press box Saturday night. He has been a disappointing player this year with just...
      Dec 27 7:05PM Read More
      Tom Wilson - W
      Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson realizes that he deserved to be a healthy scratch and... The young forward has shown flashes of brilliance, particularly when given a shot on the Capitals' top line with Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. He's a guy who's worth...
      Dec 27 2:40PM Read More
      Brooks Orpik - D
      Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen will return to Pittsburgh for the first time since leaving the... Both blueliners have played well defensively for the Capitals with Orpik leading Washington in hits with 127 and blocked shots with 91. Orpik has chipped in with 32 penalty...
      Dec 27 10:15AM Read More
      Nate Schmidt - D
      Nate Schmidt has stuck with the Washington Capitals so far this season. The Capitals have been missing Dmitry Orlov (wrist) and John Erskine (neck) all season, so that's been a big factor in the Capitals' decision to keep Schmidt. Even still,...
      Dec 26 11:29AM Read More
      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

      Team Stats

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