The Washington Capitals are seeking to tie a franchise record tonight. That record, being for most consecutive games with at least a point. They come into this one having points in 14 straight games.
It is quite the accomplishment, and currently tied for the second-longest in Capitals history. Over the streak, the Capitals are 12-0-2, and have scored at least four goals in eight consecutive games.
The Capitals offence is really clicking as of late, thanks to Nicklas Backstrom’s 10-game point streak, also Evgeny Kuznetsov finally showing some life. The real accomplishment here for the Caps, is that they’re getting offence from everywhere. Every line is producing and it really shows on the box score.
Defence has also been strong in Washington this season, as they are 23-1-1 when leading after two periods of play. They can really shut down a game, and a lot of credit has to go to Barry Trotz’s defensively-minded game.
Tonight’s game will be another good one, as the Washington Capitals aim to tie their franchise record for consecutive games with at least a point.
Nicklas Backstrom and the Caps going up against Erik Karlsson and his Senators.
Capitals vs. Senators 7:30 pm.