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How many games will the Caps win in their semifinal series against the Rangers?

      Injuries
      DatePlayerStatus
      4/20E. FehrUpper-body injury (day-to-day)
      10/22J. ErskineNeck surgery (IR)
      10/7D. OrlovWrist (IR)
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      Capitals lead series 2-1
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      Schedule
      DateOppTime
      5/6vs. NYR4:30 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
      5/8NYR4:00 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
      5/10vs. NYRTBA
      5/13NYRTBA
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      Results
      DateOppFinal
      5/4vs. NYRW 1-0
      5/2NYRL 2-3
      4/30NYRW 2-1
      4/27vs. NYIW 2-1
      4/25NYIL 1-3
      4/23vs. NYIW 5-1
      4/21NYIW 2-1
      4/19NYIL 1-2
      4/17vs. NYIW 4-3
      4/15vs. NYIL 1-4
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      Capitals - Team News
      Andre Burakovsky - W
      Andre Burakovsky earned his first career playoff point in Game 3 versus the Rangers. He had the primary assist on Jay Beagle's game winner in a 1-0 victory over New York on Monday night. "Obviously you get used to it every day," Burakovsky said of...
      May 6 12:03PM Read More
      Alex Ovechkin - W
      For the sixth time in his career, Alex Ovechkin has been named a finalist for the Ted Lindsay... For all the derision Ovechkin has received over his career, he was still voted by his peers "Most Outstanding Player" three consecutive seasons from 2007-10, and...
      May 5 7:41PM Read More
      Eric Fehr - W
      Eric Fehr (upper body) participated in Tuesday's optional practice. Fehr won't be available for Wednesday's contest. Capitals coach Barry Trotz said it would be hard to find a spot for him right now anyways, so there's no guarantee that...
      May 5 4:17PM Read More
      Nate Schmidt - D
      Nate Schmidt has been returned to the minors. Schmidt was called up to serve as an insurance policy because Tim Gleason was dealing with an injury. Gleason was ultimately able to play in Game 3 on Monday though. ...
      May 5 11:22AM Read More
      Jay Beagle - W
      Jay Beagle scored his first goal of the postseason Wednesday night as the Washington Capitals... Beagle beat Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist on a wrist shot at 7:31 of the second period. Andre Burakovsky and Troy Brouwer drew the assists. Burakovsky's assist was his...
      May 4 10:52PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Washington goalie Braden Holtby made 30 saves in the Capitals' 1-0 shutout over the visiting... Holtby made Jay Beagle's second-period goal stand up with his first shutout of the 2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs, the second of his NHL playoff career. Holtby has been...
      May 4 10:42PM Read More
      Tim Gleason - D
      Tim Gleason will be able to dress for Game 3 Monday night against the Rangers. Gleason took a maintenance day Sunday and missed some of the team’s practice but it was just precautionary measures as he is ok to play in Monday night’s game. Gleason...
      May 4 7:29PM Read More
      Michael Latta - C
      Michael Latta will watch Monday night’s Game 3 versus the New York Rangers from the press box... Head coach Barry Trotz will keep the same lineup from Games 1 and 2 so Curtis Glencross will be out there while Latta will be a healthy scratch. Latta had played in four...
      May 4 5:20PM Read More
      Eric Fehr - W
      Eric Fehr (upper body) will not be available for Game 3 versus the Rangers Monday night. Fehr will not be able to return to the Caps lineup Monday despite the fact that he was able to skate in the team’s optional morning skate Monday. Head coach Barry Trotz...
      May 4 5:18PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby will be between the pipes for Game 3 versus the New York Rangers Monday night. What else is new? Holtby will be making his 82nd appearance in goal Monday night between the post-season and regular season. He has been extremely sharp this post-season...
      May 4 5:17PM Read More
      Tim Gleason - D
      Updating a previous item, Tim Gleason did take part in Washington's practice on Sunday. A Capitals official said that Gleason would be taking a maintenance day, but he was out there when practice got underway. Gleason was on a pairing with Mike Green.
      May 3 11:27AM Read More
      Tim Gleason - D
      Tim Gleason is not at Capitals practice on Sunday morning. A Capitals spokesman said that Gleason is taking a maintenance day. It's unclear if the Caps defender will be able to participate in game three. In a corresponding move,...
      May 3 11:15AM Read More
      Nate Schmidt - D
      The Washington Capitals have recalled Nate Schmidt from the minors. The call-up was necessary because Tim Gleason is taking a maintenance day. Schmidt, 23, had one goal and four points in 39 NHL games this season.
      May 3 11:12AM Read More
      Evgeny Kuznetsov - C
      Evgeny Kuznetsov scored his fourth goal of the playoffs in a 3-2 loss to the Rangers Saturday. Kuznetsov is showing during the Stanley Cup playoffs why he has been so highly regarded despite struggling through most of his year-plus in the NHL. The 22-year-old had only...
      May 3 9:33AM Read More
      Barry Trotz - C
      Capitals coach Barry Trotz knows the Capitals have to be better if they want to win their... Washington lost 3-2 in Game 2, so the series is now tied up. "We didn’t play our best game for 60 minutes. You can’t get away with that. You can’t get around...
      May 2 9:57PM Read More

      Team Stats

      Washington Capitals Regular Season Stats
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      Skater Stats
      PosNameGPGAPts
      LWAlex Ovechkin81532881
      CNicklas Backstrom82186078
      DJohn Carlson82124355
      CMarcus Johansson82202747
      DMike Green72103545
      RWTroy Brouwer82212243
      CEvgeny Kuznetsov80112637
      LWCurtis Glencross71132235
      RWJoel Ward82191534
      RWEric Fehr75191433
      Goaltender Stats
      NameGPIMinGAAWLOTL
      Braden Holtby7342472.22412010
      Justin Peters126463.25361
      * = Rookie Player
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