Washington (4th - Metropolitan) at Buffalo (7th - Atlantic)

Matchup Details
Fri, Dec 9 - KeyBank Center
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Washington 15-7-1-27-18-55610-4-0-05-3-1-210-10
Buffalo 10-10-3-317-9925-5-1-25-5-2-18-15
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Washington
PPlayerStatusNotes
DM. Niskanen
Out Fri
Upper Body
12/08/16
Niskanen was forced from the last game due to an upper-body injury and will be unavailable Friday against the Sabres.
Buffalo
PPlayerStatusNotes
DT. Fedun
Ques Fri
Shoulder
12/06/16
Fedun has sat out his second-straight game with a shoulder injury and it is unknown if he will suit up Friday against the Capitals.
DZ. Bogosian
Out indefinitely
Knee
12/05/16
Bogosian has a MCL sprain in his knee and it is unclear when he will return to the ice.
DJ. Gorges
Out indefinitely
Foot
12/05/16
Gorges suffered a displaced foot fracture after taking a puck off his foot and is expected to miss multiple weeks of game action.
DD. Kulikov
Mid Dec
Back
12/07/16
Kulikov is on injured reserve with a back injury and is expected to remain sidelined until the middle of December.
LWN. Deslauriers
Out indefinitely
Knee
11/16/16
Deslauriers sustained a knee injury and is on injured reserve without an official timetable for a recovery.
LWT. Ennis
Early Jan
Groin
11/16/16
Ennis has been placed on the injured reserve list after undergoing surgery to repair a groin injury. He is expected to be sidelined for six weeks.
CC. McCormick
out for season
Illness
10/17/16
McCormick has not played since the mid-way part of the 2015-2016 season due to blood clots in his calf muscle. He is on injured reserve and is expected to miss the entire 2016-2017 season as well.
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