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Vitek Vanecek Will Begin In Objective Tonight, Traces: Information From Capitals’ Morning Skate In Boston



The Capitals are again in motion Friday night time for recreation two of their two-game set in opposition to the Boston Bruins. Puck drop is ready for simply after 7:00 PM. The staff held their recreation day morning skate Friday morning at Warrior Ice Area in Boston. Right here’s the newest from Bean City:

The Washington Capitals face the Boston Bruins tonight for the fourth time this season (2-1-0).

MORNING SKATE

Traces

Vitek Vanecek will begin in aim for the Capitals tonight.

Head coach Peter Laviolette was requested about utilizing Jakub Vrana first within the shootout lately.

Tom Wilson was requested if he thought the Bruins had been concentrating on Capitals gamers within the earlier recreation.

After that, Tom did reply:

Each day Twitter ballot:


MEDIA AVAILABILITY 

Tom Wilson

Justin Schultz

Peter Laviolette

SHAVINGS

  • Nicklas Backstrom leads the Capitals in factors in opposition to the Bruins this season (1g, 2a), whereas Alex Ovechkin (1g, 1a), John Carlson (1g, 1a), Richard Panik (1g, 1a) and Jakub Vrana (2a) have all recorded two factors.
  • The Capitals have gained 9 of their final 11 street video games in opposition to Boston (9-2-0), courting again to March 6, 2014.
  • The Capitals allowed a season-low 19 pictures in opposition to the Bruins on Wednesday and improved to 9-2-1 in video games the place they permit fewer than 30 pictures per recreation.
  • Since Feb. 16 and through the previous 9 video games, the Capitals are permitting an NHL-low 25.4 pictures per recreation and have recorded a 51.3 shot try share at five-on-five, enhancing from 47.7 p.c from the season opener to Feb. 14.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first recreation on the Capital Centre in 1974. His ardour for the Caps has grown over the a long time, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and neighborhood organizer, and most lately led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering at Previous Dominion College, and is a Techniques Engineer throughout intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals behavior.