Vegas takes on Washington in non-conference matchup

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Washington Capitals (43-23-10, fourth in the Metropolitan) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (41-31-5, fourth in the Pacific)

Las Vegas; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Vegas and Washington will play in a non-conference matchup.

The Golden Knights are 21-15-3 at home. Vegas has scored 242 goals and is seventh in the Western Conference averaging 3.1 goals per game. Jonathan Marchessault leads the team with 29.

The Capitals are 24-8-5 in road games. Washington ranks third in the Eastern Conference averaging 3.4 goals per game, led by Alex Ovechkin with 48.

In their last meeting on Jan. 24, Vegas won 1-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Marchessault has 64 total points for the Golden Knights, 29 goals and 35 assists. Shea Theodore has five goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Vegas.

Nick Jensen leads the Capitals with a plus-33 in 70 games this season. Ovechkin has seven goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Washington.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 6-3-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 5.8 assists, 2.3 penalties and 5.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .910 save percentage.

Capitals: 7-3-0, averaging 4.3 goals, 6.9 assists, 4.4 penalties and 10.8 penalty minutes while allowing 3.6 goals per game with an .874 save percentage.

INJURIES: Golden Knights: None listed.

Capitals: Dmitry Orlov: day to day (lower 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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