Washington hosts Winnipeg after Hagelin’s 2-goal game
Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington hosts the Winnipeg Jets after Carl Hagelin scored two goals in the Capitals’ 5-3 win against the Penguins.
The Capitals are 17-9-5 at home. Washington ranks third in the league averaging 3.5 goals per game, led by Alex Ovechkin with 42.
The Jets are 16-13-2 in road games. Winnipeg has converted on 20.5% of power-play opportunities, scoring 39 power-play goals.
The teams meet Tuesday for the first time this season.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ovechkin leads the Capitals with 42 goals and has totaled 59 points. T.J. Oshie has scored six goals over the last 10 games for Washington.
LAST 10 GAMES: Jets: 6-4-0, averaging 3.4 goals, 6.5 assists, 3.4 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while allowing 2.5 goals per game with a .919 save percentage.
Capitals: 3-6-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 4.1 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.5 goals per game with a .887 save percentage.
INJURIES: Capitals: None listed.
Jets: Josh Morrissey: day to day (upper body).