Washington (3rd - Metropolitan) at New Jersey (5th - Metropolitan)

Matchup Details
Sat, Dec 20 - Prudential Center
FACEOFF - 7:00 PM ET
W/LATSMONEYHomeAwayO/U
Washington 15-10-3-312-19-2206-5-2-29-5-1-115-15
New Jersey 12-16-1-517-17-11414-5-1-38-11-0-213-19
CONSENSUS ANALYSIS
 
RECENT TRENDS
INJURY REPORT
Washington
PPlayerStatusNotes
DJ. Erskine
I-R
Upper Body
10/24/14
Erskine underwent neck surgery and has been placed on injured reserve. He will miss three to six months.
DD. Orlov
I-R
Wrist
10/08/14
Orlov has been placed on long-term injured reserve while recovering from a broken wrist.
LWA. Volpatti
I-R
Neck
10/08/14
Volpatti has been placed on long-term injured reserve with a neck injury.
New Jersey
PPlayerStatusNotes
LWM. Cammalleri
Ques Sat
Lower Body
12/19/14
Cammalleri has missed the last three games with a lower-body injury and is questionable to play Saturday against the Capitals.
CJ. Josefson
Ques Sat
Groin
12/19/14
Josefson has a groin injury and did not play Friday against the Lightning. He is questionable for Saturday's game against the Capitals.
CD. Zubrus
I-R
Leg
12/18/14
Zubrus suffered a laceration on his left leg and was placed on injured reserve.
DD. Severson
I-R
Ankle
12/18/14
Severson has been placed on the injured reserve with a hairline fracture in his ankle. He is expected to miss up to five weeks.
DA. Larsson
I-R
Illness
12/17/14
Larsson is suffering from the mumps and has been placed on injured reserve. He has no return date at this time.
DB. Salvador
I-R
Lower Body
11/17/14
Salvador has a lower-body injury and is on injured reserve.
LWR. Clowe
I-R
Head
11/11/14
Clowe has been placed on injured reserve with a head injury and there is no timetable for his return.
NEWS

Covers Preview - The Washington Capitals attempt to extend their point streak to eight games as they conclude their three-game road trip against the New Jersey Devils on Saturday. Washington improved to 5-0-2 since beginning the month with a one-goal loss to Vancouver by posting a 5-4 overtime triumph at Columbus on Thursday.

 
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