Coyotes face the Capitals on 7-game losing streak

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Arizona Coyotes (0-6-1, eighth in the Central) vs. Washington Capitals (4-0-3, third in the Metropolitan)

Washington; Friday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -295, Coyotes +234; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: Arizona aims to end its seven-game slide when the Coyotes play Washington.

Washington finished 36-15-5 overall during the 2020-21 season while going 17-8-3 at home. The Capitals were called for 206 penalties last season averaging 3.7 penalties and 9.4 penalty minutes per game.

Arizona finished 24-26-6 overall with a 12-14-2 record on the road during the 2020-21 season. The Coyotes averaged 2.7 goals on 27.5 shots per game last season.

The matchup Friday is the first meeting this season for the two teams.

INJURIES: Capitals: T.J. Oshie: out (lower body), Nic Dowd: day to day (lower body).

Coyotes: Nick Schmaltz: day to day (upper body).

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

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