Capitals continue road trip in Arizona against the Coyotes
12-22 Capitals (22-12-1) at Coyotes (7-24-5)
TV: NBC Sports Washington+ 9 pm
Last game for Washington: 4-3 ot win at Dallas
- Andre Burakovsky-2 goals, assist
- Brett Connolly-goal, assist
- Dmitry Orlov-goal
- Braden Holtby-33 saves
The Caps have gone 8-8 on the road this season. The Caps come into the game ranked ninth in the league in scoring at 3.14 goals per game, while also ranking thirty first in shots taken (28.9 spg) and fourteenth in power play percentage, converting on 20.2% of their chances. At the other end of the ice, they have been among the middle of the NHL so far as they come in ranked fifteenth in goals allowed, giving up 2.89 goals per game, while also ranking eighteenth in shots allowed (31.9 spg) and twenty first in penalty kill, allowing teams to convert on 21.0% of their chances.
Last game for Arizona: 3-2 loss vs Florida
- Christian Fischer and Derek Stepan-goal each
- Clayton Keller-assist
- Oliver Ekman-Larsson-assist
They Coyotes are 8-21 in their last twenty nine games playing on two days rest. They are also 13-40 in their last fifty three games after scoring two goals or less in their previous game. The Coyotes have been very up and down this year as they come in ranked thirtieth in the league in scoring at 2.19 goals per game.