Washington hosts Tampa Bay after Ovechkin's 2-goal game

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Tampa Bay Lightning (1-1-0, third in the Atlantic) vs. Washington Capitals (1-0-0, second in the Metropolitan)

Washington; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capitals -110, Lightning -110; over/under is 6.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning visit Washington after Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Capitals' 5-1 win over the Rangers.

Washington went 36-15-5 overall in the 2020-21 season while going 17-8-3 at home. The Capitals scored 3.4 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 2.9 last season.

Tampa Bay finished 36-17-3 overall during the 2020-21 season while going 15-10-3 on the road. The Lightning scored 3.2 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 2.6 last season.

The matchup Saturday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.

INJURIES: Capitals: None listed.

Lightning: Zach Bogosian: out (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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