12-12 Avalanche (14-13-2) at Capitals (18-12-1)
TV: NBC Sports Washington
Last game for Colorado: 2-1 win at Pittsburgh
- Mark Barberio-goal
- Blake Comeau-goal
- Erik Johnson-assist
- Jonathan Bernier-39 saves
The Colorado Avalanche won the last meeting back in November 6-2 in Colorado. The Avs have gone just 2-6 in their last eight games overall and are in last place in the Central Division. Jonathan Bernier will get the start tonight for the Avalanche. Colorado has been solid on offense so far as they come in ranked 8th in the league in scoring at 3.17 goals per game.
Last game for Washington: 3-1 lost at NY Islanders
- Dmitry Orlov-goal
- Jay Beagle & Chandler Stephenson-assist each
The Caps have gone 12-5 here at home for the year. The Capitals come into this game ranked 10th in the league in scoring at 3.06 goals per game. Braden Holtby will get the start against Colorado. Prior to their game against the Islanders on Monday night, the Caps had won their previous four games in a row and have outscored their opponents 18-8 in the process.