The Capitals have been one team that looks like they want to prove a point this year. However, after getting off to a really hot start on the year the Capitals have seemingly cooled off quite a bit. The Capitals in the last game out allowed the Dallas Stars to score 4 goals against them, but what is even worse is the Capitals offense, which has been a great powerhouse could only keep pace for 3 goals.
T.J. Oshie is the leading scorer for the Capitals when it comes to getting the puck in the back of the net. Oshie has managed to get a total of 2 goals on the year and has an assist go along with it. One of his goals was a power play goal. The assist leader for the Capitals is Lars Eller and he has managed to get a total of 3 assist on the year.
The Predators get to wrap up their home stand against the Capitals. The Predators have already posted a 2-1 record at home this year and look to improve on that as the Capitals who were red hot at first have started to struggle. The problem is really becoming a point for the Capitals, but with the way the Predators were able to crush the Sharks in their last outing the Predators have a great chance to lock down a good win here.
The Predators have been able to rely on Filip Forsberg to lead the team in the goal scoring this year. He has managed to get 2 goals on the year so far and looks to improve. Matt Duchene is the leader for the Predators when it comes to getting the points this year and the assist as he has managed to get 5 total assist and points.