Capitals bring win streak into matchup with the Islanders

New York Islanders (4-2-2, fourth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Washington Capitals (4-3-1, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)

Washington; Thursday, 7 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals are looking to keep a three-game win streak alive when they host the New York Islanders.

Washington had a 35-37-10 record overall and went 12-9-5 in Metropolitan Division play last season. The Capitals scored 253 goals while giving up 261 for a -8 goal differential last season.

New York had a 42-31-9 record overall while going 18-10-4 against opponents from the Metropolitan Division last season. The Islanders averaged 3.0 goals on 30.8 shots per game last season.

INJURIES: Capitals: Nic Dowd: out (upper body), Joel Edmundson: out (hand), Max Pacioretty: out (achilles).

Islanders: Scott Mayfield: day to day (leg).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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