Capitals

So far Alex Ovechkin has been limited to just one goal in the first three games against the New York Islanders.
In the wake of Islanders' fans reported abuse of Caps fans, the Islanders released a statement.
Alex Ovechkin has one goal in three games against Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk. Barry Trotz said he'll need more from his 29-year-old captain in this series.

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How far will the Capitals go in the playoffs?
1st round exit
22%
2nd round exit
25%
Conference finals
29%
Stanley Cup finals
24%

      Injuries
      DatePlayerStatus
      4/20E. FehrUpper-body injury (day-to-day)
      10/22J. ErskineNeck surgery (IR)
      10/7D. OrlovWrist (IR)
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      Islanders lead series 2-1
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      Schedule
      DateOppTime
      4/21NYI4:30 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
      4/23vs. NYI4:00 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
      4/25NYITBA
      4/27vs. NYITBA
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      Results
      DateOppFinal
      4/19NYIL 1-2
      4/17vs. NYIW 4-3
      4/15vs. NYIL 1-4
      4/11vs. NYRL 2-4
      4/8vs. BosW 3-0
      4/5DetW 2-1
      4/4OttL 3-4
      4/2MonW 5-4
      3/31vs. CarW 4-2
      3/29NYRW 5-2
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      Capitals - Team News
      Andre Burakovsky - W
      Andre Burakovsky will likely be in the lineup in Game 4. A chance to make his NHL playoff debut became probable after Eric Fehr sustained an upper-body injury on Sunday. "It's what everyone wants," said Burakovsky about...
      Apr 20 5:59PM Read More
      Marcus Johansson - W
      Marcus Johansson appears to be questionable for Game 4 after he was cut by a skate blade on... He was hurt during the first period, but ended up logging 15:48 of ice time. Johansson left Monday's practice before line rushes and he's expected to take part in warmups...
      Apr 20 3:07PM Read More
      Eric Fehr - W
      Eric Fehr (shoulder) is expected to miss at least the next two games, according to coach Barry... He sustained what is believed to be a shoulder injury after a hard hit from Islanders' forward Kyle Okposo in Game 3 on Sunday. Fehr doesn't have a point in three games for...
      Apr 20 2:44PM Read More
      Mike Green - D
      Mike Green had an assist in a 2-1 overtime loss to the New York Islanders. Green now has two points in three playoff contests. He's looking to build off of his best campaign in years as he scored 10 goals and 45 points in 72 regular season...
      Apr 20 10:16AM Read More
      Eric Fehr - W
      Eric Fehr left Sunday's game in the first period after taking a big hit from Islanders' forward... The injury occurred early in the game, as Okposo delivered a crushing hit on Fehr's second shift. Capitals head coach Barry Trotz had no update after the game. Fehr missed...
      Apr 19 5:47PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Brande Holtby allowed two goals on 42 shots in Sunday's 2-1 overtime loss to the Islanders. Holtby was very good in this game, but unfortunately for the Caps, he was beat by John Tavares just 15 seconds into overtime. Many people expected the Capitals to make a run...
      Apr 19 3:53PM Read More
      Nicklas Backstrom - C
      Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal in Washington's 2-1 overtime loss to the Islanders. Islanders forward Kyle Okposo opened the scoring the first goal of the game in the second period, but Backstrom tied the game at the 13:54 mark of the third period. The game...
      Apr 19 3:40PM Read More
      Michael Latta - C
      Michael Latta, Justin Peters and Andre Burakovsky will be healthy scratches in game three... Latta, 23, had no goals and six assists in 53 games this season. He is more of an energy player with a little bit of upside. Burakovsky was Washington's first round pick in...
      Apr 19 12:12PM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby (illness) will get the start in Sunday afternoon's game three tilt against the... Holtby sat out game two because of the illness and the Capitals won without him, but they will be thrilled to get him back. Holtby was one of the better goaltenders in the...
      Apr 19 11:52AM Read More
      Nicklas Backstrom - C
      Nicklas Backstrom found himself back on the first line in practice Saturday. Backstrom replaced Evgeni Kuznetsov between Alex Ovechkin and Joel Ward while Kuznetsov moved down to the second unit between Marcus Johansson and Troy Brouwer. Just an FYI...
      Apr 19 9:24AM Read More
      Alex Ovechkin - W
      Alex Ovechkin said on Saturday that he thinks the Washington Capitals fans are louder than the... Well that ought to rile up the Islander faithful as Game 3 will be played in Nassau County Coliseum Sunday. "Tomorrow is going to be a more interesting game, a more...
      Apr 19 9:20AM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      Braden Holtby (illness) was able to practice on Saturday. That's great news for Capital fans as Holtby has been rock solid in goal for Washington this season. He was forced to miss Friday's game with the illness but Philipp...
      Apr 19 8:19AM Read More
      Braden Holtby - G
      From the sound of things, Braden Holtby will be able to play for the Washington Capitals in... Holtby was too sick to play in Game 2, which Washington won, even if Philipp Grubauer had an up-and-down game. Even with a rocky first postseason contest for Holtby, the...
      Apr 18 3:34PM Read More
      Matt Niskanen - D
      Matt Niskanen had two assists on Friday. Niskanen did not have a good offensive season in his first year with Washington as he ended the season with four goals and 31 points after a 10 goal and 46 point effort with...
      Apr 18 10:27AM Read More
      Philipp Grubauer - G
      Philipp Grubauer made 18 saves on 21 shots in Friday's 4-3 win over the New York Islanders. Grubauer was recalled from the minors earlier in the day because starter Braden Holtby is dealing with an illness. The young goaltender allowed a goal in the opening...
      Apr 17 10:18PM 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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