Ducks Vs. Capitals Preview: Game Time, TV Coverage And More

The Washington Capitals will put their 5-0-0 mark as the host on the line tonight versus the Anaheim Ducks at the Verizon Center and look to put a pair of road losses in the past.

The Washington Capitals will put their 5-0-0 mark as the host on the line tonight versus the Anaheim Ducks at the Verizon Center and look to put a pair of road losses in the past. They are 7-2-0 overall following setbacks in Edmonton and Vancouver, and recently suffered a 7-4 loss to the Canucks on Saturday.

Tomas Vokoun started in net for the Caps and allowed three goals on 17 shots before being pulled for Michal Neuvirth after the first period. Neuvirth made 22 saves and allowed three goals in the decisive third stanza. Alex Ovechkin scored twice and Nicklas Backstrom notched two assists for Washington, which fell to 1-5-1 in the last seven visits to British Columbia.

Anaheim has lost two in a row and five of six games since a four-game winning streak, and will resume a 13-day, seven-game road trip tonight in DC.

Game Time: 7:30 p.m. ET
TV Coverage: Versus (US), TSN2 (Canada), CSN-MA (Washington, DC)

For more on these two teams, check out Ducks blog Anaheim Calling and Caps blog Japers Rink. For more on the action around the league and all of the latest news, head over to SB Nation NHL.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Join SBNation.com

You must be a member of SBNation.com to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SBNation.com. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.