Caps face Florida with nothing but pride on the line

The Washington Capitals are facing the Florida Panthers after being officially eliminated from post season contention. The Caps are playing for pride and to go into the offseason on a high note. The team has lost five straight games, with the last win coming on March 21st. The Panthers are on a five game winning streak.

The team is facing more injury adversity, as Alex Ovechkin, is listed as day-to-day. Anthony Mantha, Trevor van Riemsdyk, and T.J. Oshie are all listed as out for the game tonight. The injury bug is nothing new to Washington, as the team has faced injury’s all season long.

The Caps and Panthers are just about equal in goals for the team as well as goals against per game. Florida is averaging about five more shots per game.

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