Washington Capitals (2-2-0, sixth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Ottawa Senators (1-2-0, seventh in the Atlantic Division)
Ottawa, Ontario; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals visit the Ottawa Senators after Alex Ovechkin’s two-goal game against the Vancouver Canucks in the Capitals’ 6-4 win.
Ottawa went 33-42-7 overall and 15-22-4 in home games last season. The Senators had a 19.8% power play success rate last season, scoring 48 goals on 243 chances.
Washington had a 44-26-12 record overall and a 26-12-6 record in road games last season. The Capitals committed 280 total penalties last season, averaging 3.4 per game and serving 7.7 penalty minutes per game.
INJURIES: Senators: Cam Talbot: out (upper-body).
Capitals: Evgeny Kuznetsov: day to day (undisclosed), Carl Hagelin: out (hip), Connor Brown: day to day (lower body), Tom Wilson: out (knee), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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