Capitals vs Flames – 8:00 – HNiC

October 26th, 2013 | Posted in Game Day
By: Mike Fawcett

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5 – 5 – 0

10 Points, Ranked # 11 in the East

VS

4 – 4 – 2

10 Points, ranked # 11 in the West


Team Stat Comparison
WASHINGTON Category  CALGARY
2-2-0 Home/Road Record 2-0-1
5-5-0 Last 10 4-4-2
WON 3 Streak LOST 2
30 Goals 29
30 Goals Against 37
2.8 % Ranked # 1 PP% 2.9 % Ranked # 1
11 PP Goals 8
2 SH Goals Against 1
3.0 % Ranked # 50 PK% 3.6 % Ranked # 43
4 PP Goals Allowed 9
0 SH Goals 2
106 PIM 95
1 % Ranked # 1 Face Off % 0.333 % Ranked # 29

 

Goaltenders
WASHINGTON
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Braden Holtby 9 4 23 2.78 0 261 0.919
Michal Neuvirth 2 1 6 3.30 0 50 0.893
Calgary
Name Games Played Wins Goals Against GAA Shutouts Saves Save %
Joey MacDonald 6 3 18 3.01 0 152 0.894
Karri Ramo 4 1 16 3.95 0 121 0.883

 

Team Leaders
WASHINGTON Category CALGARY
Alex Ovechkin – 15 Points Jiri Hudler – 12
Alex Ovechkin – 10 Goals Sean Monahan – 6
Nicklas Backstrom – Marcus Johansson – 10 Assists Jiri Hudler – 8
Mikhail Grabovski – Karl Alzner – 1 +/- Jiri Hudler – Sven Baertschi – Kris Russell – Joe Colborne – Shane O’Brien – 1
Tom Wilson – 23 PIM Tim Jackman – 19
Alex Ovechkin – Joel Ward – Brooks Laich – 1 Game Winning Goals Curtis Glencross – 2
Alex Ovechkin – 67 Shots Lee Stempniak – 35
Troy Brouwer – 37 Hits Dennis Wideman – 20
Mike Green – 16 Blocked Shots Chris Butler – 22
Alex Ovechkin – 22 Missed Shots Dennis Wideman – 21

 

Injuries
Calgary
Mark Giordano D 10/26/2013 is doubtful for Saturday’s game against Washington Doubtful lower body
WASHINGTON
Jack Hillen D 10/04/2013 is on injured reserve and is expected to miss 4-6 months IR right tibia surgery

 

Matchup
CALGARY
Home team is 4-0 in the last 4 meetings.
WASHINGTON
Capitals are 9-2-2 in the last 13 meetings.
Capitals are 10-2 in their last 12 vs. a team with a losing record.

 

Past 10 Meetings
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10-03-13 Washington 4 Calgary 5 (SO)
01-03-12 Washington 1 Calgary 3
10-30-10 Washington 7 Calgary 2
03-28-10 Washington 5 Calgary 3
10-21-08 Washington 1 Calgary 2
03-12-08 Washington 2 Calgary 3
10-30-06 Washington 4 Calgary 2
01-14-04 Washington 3 Calgary 3
03-20-03 Washington 4 Calgary 1
11-27-02 Washington 2 Calgary 4

 

HD’s Gut Feeling
Time to beat the Caps! – Flames win 4-1 Hudler, Colborne, Jones & Giordano

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