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The Capitals face the San Jose Sharks at SAP Center tonight in the second and final meeting between the teams this season. The Capitals have won two of the last three games they've played against the Sharks.

Since Feb. 1, the Capitals have killed 18 of the 20 penalties they've faced (90.0 percent), tied for the fourth-highest rate in the NHL, while ranking third in shorthanded time on ice (37:23) in that span. The Capitals have not allowed a power play goal in five of their last seven games, posting a 4-2-1 record during that seven-game time frame and are 20-5-1 this season when they don't allow a power play goal. Since Jan. 1, Braden Holtby ranks first in the NHL in power play save percentage (.900).

Schedule & Availability

Today

11 a.m.: Morning skate, SAP Center

7:30 p.m.: Washington at San Jose Sharks, SAP Center

TV: NBCSW
Audio: FAN 106.7 FM, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Friday, Feb. 15

Day off

Saturday, Feb. 16

12:45 p.m.: Practice, Anaheim ICE

Sunday, Feb. 17

10:30 a.m.: Morning skate, Anaheim ICE

6 p.m.: Washington at Anaheim Ducks, Honda Center

TV: NBCSW
Audio: FAN 106.7 FM, Caps Radio 24/7, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

 

Capitals Clips

February 14, 2019

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Dump 'n Chase: Caps Tangle with Sharks in San Jose / POSTGAME NOTEBOOK: Jackets 3, Caps 0 / Caps Come up Empty in Columbus
Washington Capitals: Capitals Look to Build Chemistry When They Hit the Road
Washington Post: Capitals fail to generate any offense in road loss against Columbus
Washington Times: Capitals begin long road trip looking like last year's Stanley Cup team
NBC Sports Washington: Capitals prospect report: Exploring the Samsonov, Vanecek goalie tandem in Hershey / Encouraged by his wife, Braden Holtby continues actively championing the LGBTQ community / Braden Holtby's incredible effort not enough as tired Caps fall in Columbus / Capitals outshot and outskated in 3-0 shutout to Blue Jackets
NHL.com: Karlsson could return for Sharks against Capitals / Blue Jackets shut out Capitals, win fourth straight
AP: Bobrovsky, Blue Jackets shut out Capitals 3-0 / Bobrovsky shuts out Capitals
CBS Sports: NHL Power Rankings: Sharks gain on Lightning for top spot; Blues soar back into playoff contention (Washington Capitals mentioned)
Columbus Post Dispatch: Blue Jackets 3, Capitals 0 | A much-needed dominating win
ESPN: NHL Power Rankings after Week 19 (Washington Capitals mentioned)

TV/Audio Clips:

Washington Capitals: Alex Ovechkin Reflects on Career / Dreams for Kids Skate 2019 / 2019 Wish Upon a Par / Postgame Locker Room | Feb 12 / Reirden Postgame | February 12
NBC Sports Washington: Pregame rush: Caps enter Sharks' tank looking for a win / Caps and Reirden disappointed after 3-0 loss to CBJ
NHL.com: Puck Personality: Valentine's Day (T.J. Oshie featured)

Sharks Clips:

The Athletic: Sharks will welcome back Erik Karlsson, while Brenden Dillon's development gives Sharks options on defense / Sharks trade deadline primer: Depth center or forward still the likeliest target
The Hockey News: Joe Pavelski's Goal-Scoring Resurgence Could Put Sharks in a Salary Cap Bind
Mercury News: Timeline for Erik Karlsson's return clears up slightly / How Sharks' Burns pulled ahead in the Norris Trophy race / Takeaways: Sharks at forefront of Stanley Cup conversation after moving into first place

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