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The Capitals had a 2-1 lead but allowed the Oilers to score a quick-strike goal in their first regulation loss.
In a 3-2 loss to the Edmonton Oilers, Nicklas Backstrom scored his 500th career point. He assisted John Carlson on the first Washington goal of the game.
Ben Scrivens made 32 stops and the Edmonton Oilers handed Washington its first regulation loss of the season, beating the Capitals 3-2 on Wednesday night.

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    Injuries
    DatePlayerStatus
    10/22J. ErskineUndisclosed injury (IR)
    10/19B. LaichShoulder (day-to-day)
    10/7D. OrlovWrist (IR)
    10/7A. VolpattiNeck (IR)
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    Schedule
    DateOppTime
    10/25Cgy7:00 PT8:00 MT9:00 CT10:00 ET2:00 GMT10:00 北京时间7:00 MST9:00 EST6:00 UAE (+1)22:00 ET
    10/26Van6:30 PT7:30 MT8:30 CT9:30 ET1:30 GMT9:30 北京时间6:30 MST8:30 EST5:30 UAE (+1)21:30 ET
    10/29vs. Det4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET23:30 GMT7:30 北京时间4:30 MST6:30 EST3:30 UAE (+1)19:30 ET
    11/1TB4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET23:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST3:00 UAE (+1)19:00 ET
    11/2vs. Ari4:00 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
    10/22EdmL 2-3
    10/18vs. FlaW 2-1
    10/16vs. NJW 6-2
    10/14vs. SJL 5-6
    10/11BosW 4-0
    10/9vs. MonL 1-2
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    Capitals - Team News
    John Carlson - D
    John Carlson scored a goal in Washington's 3-2 loss on Wednesday. Carlson has a goal and five points in six games in 2014-15. He recorded 37 points in 2013-14 and should put up similar numbers this season.
    Oct 23 9:48AM Read More
    Mike Green - D
    Mike Green continued his hot streak, scoring his third goal of the season in the Capitals 3-2... After being held pointless for the first time all season by Florida, Green got right back on the horse with his third goal of the season against the Oilers. Green also had...
    Oct 23 12:53AM Read More
    Braden Holtby - G
    Braden Holtby stopped 17-of-20 shots fired his way in the Capitals 3-2 loss to the Oilers on... Holtby got a little unlucky on the game winning goal as the point shot was a knuckle-puck that got through a screen in front of him but other than that he didn't have too...
    Oct 23 12:44AM Read More
    Nicklas Backstrom - C
    Nicklas Backstrom picked up his 500th career NHL point on an assist Wednesday night but the... It was a vintage Nick Backstrom backhand setup on the power-play to John Carlson that got the scoring started for the Capitals. Interestingly enough, Backstrom is the first...
    Oct 23 12:32AM Read More
    John Erskine - D
    John Erskine underwent neck surgery on Wednesday. It might be a few weeks before he starts his rehabilitation program and it's not yet clear when he'll be able to return. He had four points and 56 penalty minutes in 37...
    Oct 22 6:32PM Read More
    John Erskine - D
    John Erskine (upper body) has been placed on the injured reserve list. Erskine suffered the ailment during Tuesday's practice. He hasn't played in a game yet this season.
    Oct 22 4:33PM Read More
    John Erskine - D
    John Erskine sustained an undisclosed injury during Tuesday's practice. Erskine hasn't played yet this season and has no fantasy value in standard leagues when he's healthy. He's day-to-day for now.
    Oct 21 5:17PM Read More
    Tom Wilson - W
    Tom Wilson has been assigned to the minors. He missed the first five games of this season with an ankle injury, but he's ready to return and will get back into game shape in the AHL with Hershey. Wilson is poised to...
    Oct 20 4:39PM Read More
    Jay Beagle - W
    Jay Beagle (upper body) is expected to come off injure reserve and play Wednesday against... Beagle skated with Andre Burakovsky and Marcus Johansson at practice Monday and could start there in Brooks Laich's place. He was hurt in the preseason.
    Oct 20 4:32PM Read More
    Brooks Laich - C
    Brooks Laich will miss Washington's three-game road trip in Western Canada because of an... He will head onto injured reserve. "Not too serious but serious enough where I don't think he will be quite effective enough in the three games," coach Barry...
    Oct 20 4:28PM Read More
    Alex Ovechkin - W
    Alex Ovechkin struggled on Saturday despite scoring the winning goal in the shootout. Coach Barry Trotz asked assistant coach Blaine Forsythe who should take the third shot and Forsythe said Ovechkin. Ovechkin was only two-for-16 last season in the shootout...
    Oct 19 10:03AM Read More
    Dmitry Orlov - D
    Dmitry Orlov said on Saturday that he has a lot more flexibility in his wrist. Orlov underwent off-season surgery on his wrist which was broken during the World Championships in May. It is a lot better than two weeks ago according to Orlov so he could...
    Oct 19 9:59AM Read More
    Brooks Laich - C
    Brooks Laich suffered what appeared to be a shoulder injury Saturday night. The Capitals winger collided with Panthers forward Shawn Thornton. He played 13:25 and had two shots on goal before departing. Laich has missed 70 games over the past two...
    Oct 19 12:55AM Read More
    Jason Chimera - W
    Jason Chimera tickled the twine for the Capitals in their 2-1 shootout win against the Panthers... Chimera’s goal was his first point of the season. Though he had a solid night with five shots on goal and two penalty minutes, he’s nothing but a depth forward for...
    Oct 18 11:44PM Read More
    Justin Peters - G
    Justin Peters made 20 saves in the Capitals’ 2-1 shootout win Saturday night. The Capitals just might have their goaltending situation figured out this season. Braden Holtby has the ability to be a very good number one, while Peters fits the mold as a...
    Oct 18 11:44PM Read More

    Team Stats

    Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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    Skater Stats
    PosNameGPGAPts
    CNicklas Backstrom6156
    LW* Andre Burakovsky6246
    DMike Green5336
    RWAlex Ovechkin6516
    DJohn Carlson6145
    RWTroy Brouwer6134
    CMarcus Johansson6213
    CEvgeny Kuznetsov6033
    RWJoel Ward6213
    RWEric Fehr6022
    Goaltender Stats
    NameGPIMinGAAWLOTL
    Braden Holtby52532.13211
    Justin Peters21201.50101
    * = Rookie Player
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