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
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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
Ottawa Senators Form
10-18-2022 10-15-2022 10-13-2022 10-08-2022 10-06-2022 10-04-2022 10-01-2022 09-30-2022 09-27-2022 09-24-2022 7:5vs Boston Bruins 3:2@ Toronto Maple Leafs 4:1@ Buffalo Sabres 3:2vs Montreal Canadiens 3:4@ Montreal Canadiens 4:5@ Montreal Canadiens 5:4vs Montreal Canadiens 3:6vs Toronto Maple Leafs 5:3@ Winnipeg Jets 4:1@ 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
10-17-2022 10-15-2022 10-13-2022 10-12-2022 10-08-2022 10-05-2022 10-01-2022 09-30-2022 09-28-2022 09-25-2022 6:4vs Vancouver Canucks 3:1vs Montreal Canadiens 3:2@ Toronto Maple Leafs 2:5vs Boston Bruins 4:3vs Columbus Blue Jackets 4:2vs Detroit Red Wings 2:1@ Columbus Blue Jackets 0:2@ Detroit Red Wings 1:3@ Philadelphia Flyers 3:4vs 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.
1`08:06J. Sanderson2 minutes for Tripping T.J. Oshie-
1`08:54Travis Hamonic2 minutes for Delaying Game-Puck over glass-
1`10:010-1T.J. OshieMarcus Johansson, John Carlson
1`10:350-2Anthony ManthaDmitry Orlov, Conor Sheary
2`03:47-Garnet Hathaway2 minutes for Roughing Travis Hamonic
2`03:47Travis Hamonic2 minutes for Roughing Nic Dowd-
2`04:42-T.J. Oshie2 minutes for Tripping Alex DeBrincat
2`05:48Drake BathersonBrady Tkachuk, Alex DeBrincat1-2
2`06:29-T.J. Oshie2 minutes for Slashing Claude Giroux
2`07:39Drake BathersonThomas Chabot, Brady Tkachuk2-2
2`08:48-Conor Sheary2 minutes for Interference Tyler Motte
2`09:49Brady Tkachuk2 minutes for Slashing Nic Dowd-
2`13:572 minutes for Too Many Men on the Ice (served by Brady Tkachuk)-
2`18:30Parker Kelly5 minutes for Fighting Connor McMichael