Capitals have been on a roll recently, and welcome Columbus to town
The Washington Capitals who have been tearing up the league and jumping up the standings after a very slow start, welcome the Columbus Blue Jackets to town. While the Capitals have been doing a lot better since the start of the season, Columbus have been sputtering and looking for an identity.
For the goaltender comparison, Elvis Merzlinkins and Spencer Martin for Columbus have a combined record of 4-9-4 with each of them posting above a 3.20 goals against average. For the Capitals Charlie Lindgren has had a hot hand and has a record of 3-1-0 and a 1.76 goals against average and Darcy Kuemper has a 3-3-2 record and a 3.07 goals against average.
On the goal side of things, Dylan Strome has had two power play goals, and a total of seven, while Alex Ovechkin has 11 points to lead the caps with four goals and seven assists.