Upcoming Matchup 4/9 @ Lightning

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Thursday April 9, 2009 @ 7:30 PM @ St. Pete Times Forum

TV: CSN-DC                                                Radio: Listen Live!

49-23-8 Record 24-38-18
2nd Conference Standing 14th
20-14-5 Home v Away 12-17-11
4-0-1 Last 5 Games 0-4-1
25.2% (2nd) Powerplay 18.0% (19th)
80.6% (18th) Penaltykill 78.1% (25th)
106 Points 66
264 Goals For 206
236 Goals Against 269

Notes:

  • Alex Ovechkin has been a man on a mission to try and catch Evgeni Malkin for the points lead–he has 12 points in his last five games (4g, 8a) and is currently on a 9-game point streak
  • The Caps need one more point to tie the franchise record for most points in a season (107) from the 1985-86 season
  • The Lightning haven’t beat Washington since November of 2007 and the season series is at 5-0-0 in the Caps favor
  • Tampa will be without star performers Vincent Lecavalier and Ryan Malone who have produced a total of 112 points this season
  • Mike Green made history against the Bolts earlier this year…

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