Fortnightly Record: 4-2-0 (8 pts)
Overall: 53-16-5 (111 pts)
The Capitals had a couple bad losses over the last two weeks, yet four wins. They are putting together a strong finish.
There are eight games left in the NHL season, and the Caps have a 16 point lead in the Metropolitan Division and are 12 points better than any other team in the NHL.
Let’s celebrate that they clinched the #1 seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs!
Alex Ovechkin leads the league with 43 goals and has an outside shot at reaching the 50-goal plateau again (which would be his 7th time in his career and 3rd year in a row). Bring it on!
Evgeny Kuznetsov has slowed down in recent weeks, but has 53 assists, still good enough for 4th in the league.
There are four home games left, including tonight’s tilt against the Blue Jackets.
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March 15, 2016: Hurricanes at Capitals – Win (2-1 OT)
March 18, 2016: Predators at Capitals – Win (4-1)
March 20, 2016: Capitals at Penguins – Loss (2-6)
March 22, 2016: Capitals at Senators – Win (4-2)
March 25, 2016: Capitals at Devils – Win (1-0 OT)
March 26, 2016: Blues at Capitals – Loss (0-4)
March 14-27 Fortnightly Report Card: B-