Upcoming Matchup 3/3 vs Hurricanes

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Tuseday March 3, 2009 @ 7 PM @ Verizon Center

TV: CSN-DC                                       Radio: Listen Live!

40-19-5 Record 32-27-5
3rd Conference Standing 10th
9-4-0 Division Record 11-8-0
3-2-0 Last 5 Games 3-2-0
24.7% (2nd) Powerplay 15.8% (25th)
79.4% (t-21st) Penaltykill 79.2% (25th)
85 Points 69
213 Goals For 169
188 Goals Against 186

Notes:

  • Nicklas Backstrom is on a 10-game point streak with 4 goals and 9 assists–the Caps are 6-3-1 in those games
  • Michael Nylander has been out the past 3 games and could possibly be on the trading block come Wednesday
  • Jose Theodore is 1-4-0 in his last 5 starts against the Hurricanes with a 5.43 GAA
  • The Canes have only scored an average of just over 2 goals in their past 3 games
  • Alex Ovechkin has 7 points in his last 5 games (4g, 3a)
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