Pittsburgh Penguin (12-8-5, 4th in Metropolitan) vs. Washington Capitals (16-4-6, 1st in Metropolitan)
Washington; Friday, 7 pm EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Capital-148, Penguins +123; Over / Under is 6
Bottomline: The Pittsburgh Penguins will visit Washington after the capital defeats Anaheim 4-3 in a gun battle.
The capital is 11-3-3 against the opponents of the Eastern Conference. Washington ranked second at the Eastern Conference, scoring 9.2 points per game, averaging 3.5 goals and 5.6 assists.
Penguins are 2-2-0 against other departments. Pittsburgh has scored 74 goals and is eighth in the Eastern Conference with an average of 3.0 goals per game. Jake Guentzel leads the team at 15.
At the final meeting on November 14, Washington won 6-1.
Top Performer: Nick Jensen leads the Capitals with a plus 20 in 26 games this season. Alex Ovechkin has 8 goals and 7 assists in the last 10 games in Washington.
Chris Retan leads the penguins with a total of 16 assists, scoring 17 points. Genzel has scored 16 points in the last 10 games in Pittsburgh.
Last 10 games: Capital: 7-2-1, average 3.5 goals, 5.4 assists, 2.7 penalties, 5.9 penalties, 2.4 goals per game, retention rate .920.
Penguins: 7-2-1, average 3.2 goals, 6.1 assists, 2.5 penalties, 5.2 penalties, 1.2 goals per game, .957 save rate.
Injured: Capital: Nic Dowd: Daily (Health Protocol), Trevor Van Reamsdik: Daily (Health Protocol), Garnet Hathaway: Out (covid-19).
Penguins: Jake Guentzel: Out (upper body), Brian Boyle: Everyday (upper body).
The Associated Press created this story using the technology provided by DataSkrive and the data from Sportradar.
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