Just the Facts
When: 7 PM
Where: TD Garden
How to Watch: NESN, 98.5 the Sports Hub, ESPN+
Rival SBN site: Japer’s rink
Know Your Enemy
- 26-12-4, first in the Metropolitan division
- Leading Scorer: Alex Ovechkin (30-17-47 in 42 GP)
- Top Goaltender: Braden Holtby (16-10-2, 2.89 GAA, .910% SV)
- The Bruins enter the contest riding their longest winning streak of the 2018-19 season, currently at five games
- Jaroslav Halak will start between the pipes, per Bruce Cassidy. It will be his first time facing the Capitals in a Bruins uniform.
- Despite fully returning to practice, Charlie McAvoy will not be in the lineup tonight.
- Tonight’s contest will be the only time that the Capitals will play in Boston this season.
- The Capitals enter the contest winners of their past two games.
- The Capitals are especially dangerous in the second period, where they own a +20 goal differential.