Capitals take on the Coyotes, look to continue home win streak

Arizona Coyotes (24-31-5, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Washington Capitals (28-22-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)

Washington; Sunday, 1 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals will try to keep their three-game home win streak intact when they face the Arizona Coyotes.

Washington has a 16-9-5 record in home games and a 28-22-9 record overall. The Capitals have a -29 scoring differential, with 155 total goals scored and 184 given up.

Arizona is 24-31-5 overall and 9-17-5 on the road. The Coyotes rank third in league play serving 11.9 penalty minutes per game.

The teams meet Sunday for the second time this season. The Coyotes won the previous matchup 6-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Mantha has scored 19 goals with 14 assists for the Capitals. Alexander Ovechkin has six goals and five assists over the last 10 games.

Lawson Crouse has scored 20 goals with 12 assists for the Coyotes. Matias Maccelli has four goals and six assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Capitals: 6-2-2, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.8 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

Coyotes: 1-8-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.9 penalties and 9.8 penalty minutes while giving up four goals per game.

INJURIES: Capitals: T.J. Oshie: out (upper body), Nic Dowd: out (upper-body), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip), Martin Fehervary: out (lower-body).

Coyotes: Travis Boyd: out for season (pectoral), Clayton Keller: day to day (upper body).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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