Ottawa Senators vs Washington Capitals – NHL Preview, Tips and Odds

NHL
Ottawa Senators
Final
5:2
Washington Capitals
Highlights and Stats


Ottawa Senators welcome the Washington Capitals to Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday for an NHL game scheduled for 07:00 PM EDT. The Senators are at number 7 in the Atlantic Division standings with 2 points, while the Capitals are currently occupying the 6th position in the Metropolitan Division, after collecting 4 points so far.

Ottawa Senators vs Washington Capitals Head to Head

*Last game between teams from 02-13-2022
TeamP1P2P3Final
Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
2 1 1 4
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
0 1 0 1

The teams’ last game took place on February 13, 2022, and resulted in a 4-1 win for the Ottawa Senators. Their best skater was Connor Brown, spending 25:41 on the ice. He sent 1 shots towards the opponents’ net and it made it past the goalie. He also assisted for one of his team’s other goals. Nicklas Backstrom tried his best for the Capitals. He scored 1 out of 2 attempts on goal for a 20:26 of playing time. The winners’ netminder Anton Forsberg’s impact on the game is not to be underestimated as he deflected 33 of all 34 shots on his goal. The other side’s goalkeeper Ilya Samsonov ended the night with a 0.846 save percentage. There is a clear favorite when it comes to the latest five encounters, as Ottawa Senators won 1 and the Washington Capitals triumphed 4 times in the process.
*Last 5 head-to-head games
Team02-13-202201-22-202210-25-202101-31-202001-07-2020
Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
425 3 1
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
1 3 756

Ottawa Senators Form

*Last 10 Ottawa Senators Games - 5:5:0
10-18-202210-15-202210-13-202210-08-202210-06-202210-04-202210-01-202209-30-202209-27-202209-24-2022
7:5vs Boston Bruins3:2@ Toronto Maple Leafs4:1@ Buffalo Sabres3:2vs Montreal Canadiens3:4@ Montreal Canadiens4:5@ Montreal Canadiens5:4vs Montreal Canadiens3:6vs Toronto Maple Leafs5:3@ Winnipeg Jets4:1@ Toronto Maple Leafs

Ottawa Senators emerged victorious with the score of 7-5 on home ice when facing Boston Bruins on 10/18. Tim Stutzle was the team’s leading player on the floor earning 3 points. He spent 18 minutes and 7 seconds on the ice and tested the opposition’s goalkeeper with 1 shot. This shot made it through to the back of the net and he also laid 2 assists. Anton Forsberg’s heroics between the sticks were another reason for their triumph on the night, as he saved 29 of the 34 shots he faced. The franchise is 1-2-0 for the season and 1-0-0, when performing on home ice. The calender shows that Ottawa Senators will next be against Arizona Coyotes on 10/22 at their own arena.

Washington Capitals Form

*Last 10 Washington Capitals Games - 6:3:1
10-17-202210-15-202210-13-202210-12-202210-08-202210-05-202210-01-202209-30-202209-28-202209-25-2022
6:4vs Vancouver Canucks3:1vs Montreal Canadiens3:2@ Toronto Maple Leafs2:5vs Boston Bruins4:3vs Columbus Blue Jackets4:2vs Detroit Red Wings2:1@ Columbus Blue Jackets0:2@ Detroit Red Wings1:3@ Philadelphia Flyers3:4vs Buffalo Sabres

Washington Capitals met the Vancouver Canucks on 10/17 at home and the game finished in a 6-4 score in the hosts’ favor. The Capitals were led by Alex Ovechkin, who ended with 4 points on the night. He tried 4 shots towards the enemy goal and succeeded with 2, for a combined 18 minutes and 02 seconds of game time. He also had a hand in two of his side’s other goals, by assisting his fellow teammates. Another reason for the team’s victory was the brilliant performance of Darcy Kuemper who stopped 26 of the 30 shots that were sent towards his goal. The team owns 2-2-0 balance since the start of the season and is on a run of W2. Washington is 0-1-0 balance when visiting this term. The team will face Los Angeles Kings in their next game, set for Saturday, October 22nd on home ice.

Game Details

TeamQ1Q2Q3Final
Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
0 2 3 5
Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
2 0 0 2
Ottawa SenatorsWashington Capitals
  • Score

    5
    2
  • PP Opportunities

    6
    6
  • PP Goals

    2
    2
  • Faceoffs Won

    0
    0
  • Giveaways

    0
    0
  • Hits

    0
    0
  • Penalty Minutes

    0
    0
  • Shots

    0
    0
  • Takeaways

    0
    0

Play-by-Play

Ottawa SenatorsvsWashington Capitals
  • 1`08:06
    J. Sanderson2 minutes for Tripping T.J. Oshie
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  • 1`08:54
    Travis Hamonic2 minutes for Delaying Game-Puck over glass
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  • 1`10:01
    0-1
    T.J. OshieMarcus Johansson, John Carlson
  • 1`10:35
    0-2
    Anthony ManthaDmitry Orlov, Conor Sheary
  • 2`03:47
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    Garnet Hathaway2 minutes for Roughing Travis Hamonic
  • 2`03:47
    Travis Hamonic2 minutes for Roughing Nic Dowd
    -
  • 2`04:42
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    T.J. Oshie2 minutes for Tripping Alex DeBrincat
  • 2`05:48
    Drake BathersonBrady Tkachuk, Alex DeBrincat
    1-2
  • 2`06:29
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    T.J. Oshie2 minutes for Slashing Claude Giroux
  • 2`07:39
    Drake BathersonThomas Chabot, Brady Tkachuk
    2-2
  • 2`08:48
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    Conor Sheary2 minutes for Interference Tyler Motte
  • 2`09:49
    Brady Tkachuk2 minutes for Slashing Nic Dowd
    -
  • 2`13:57
    2 minutes for Too Many Men on the Ice (served by Brady Tkachuk)
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  • 2`18:30
    Parker Kelly5 minutes for Fighting Connor McMichael