Washington, which got back on track with a 2-1 win at Buffalo on Sunday, will visit the injury-depleted Pens the Consol Energy Center. Game time is slated for 7:30 p.m. ET and can be seen on VERSUS in the U.S., as well as TSN2 and RDS in Canada.
Canadian fans will also be treated to the matinee featuring the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues from the Scottrade Center. That game is set to begin at 2 p.m. ET. The Blues have won three straight games and are now just five points out of a playoff spot in the Western Conference.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals