Ottawa visits Washington after shootout victory

Ottawa Senators (25-27-3, seventh in the Atlantic Division) vs. Washington Capitals (26-21-9, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)

Washington; Monday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals host the Ottawa Senators after the Senators knocked off the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in a shootout.

Washington has a 14-9-5 record at home and a 26-21-9 record overall. The Capitals are 20-3-4 in games they score three or more goals.

Ottawa has an 8-14-1 record on the road and a 25-27-3 record overall. The Senators have a 5-6-3 record in games decided by one goal.

The teams meet Monday for the second time this season. The Senators won the last matchup 6-1.

TOP PERFORMERS: Anthony Mantha has scored 18 goals with 11 assists for the Capitals. Alexander Ovechkin has eight goals and five assists over the past 10 games.

Claude Giroux has 18 goals and 33 assists for the Senators. Brady Tkachuk has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Capitals: 4-3-3, averaging 3.3 goals, six assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

Senators: 7-2-1, averaging 3.4 goals, five assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game.

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

Senators: Artem Zub: day to day (undisclosed).


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

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