Game Recap – 11/11/2019 – Arizona Coyotes v. Washington Capitals

Arizona Coyotes (9-6-2 20pts) v. Washington Capitals (13-2-9 29pts)


Game Recap:

The Washington Capitals break out the retro reds as they play host to the Arizona Coyotes. In the first period both teams would start the period with some very close chances but both Antti Raanta and Ilya Samsonov would be up to the task. Then much later in the period the Capitals would take the first penalty, but the Coyotes would not strike until after the powerplay had concluded as Vinnie Hinostroza would throw the puck on net and Clayton Keller would knock in the rebound to take the 1-0 lead. The Capitals would get a powerplay opportunity, but they would not be able to capitalize on the opportunity.


In the second period the Coyotes would strike twice in 45 seconds as Christian Fischer would score his first of the season, after an officials review, 12 seconds into the game, and then 33 seconds later Michael Grabner would take advantage of a TJ Oshie turnover to go on the breakway and put it five hole on Samsonov for the 3-0 lead. However, the Capitals would finally respond as Evgeny Kuznetsov would break past the Coyotes to score and cut the deficit to two. With 29 seconds left the Capitals would draw a powerplay, and would start the third period with the extra man.


In the third period the Capitals would not capitalize on the powerplay opportunity to start the period, but after a bad icing call for the Coyotes, Kuznetsov would score his second of the game to cut the Coyotes lead to one. The Capitals would get another powerplay opportunity, but the Capitals would once again waste another powerplay. Then late in the third with Ilya Samsonov pulled the Capitals would tie this one up as TJ Oshie would knock in the loose puck to tie the game at three.


In overtime the Capitals thought they would have it won on a TJ Oshie marker, but the Coyotes would challenge for offsides on the play, and the Coyotes would win the challenge forcing the game to continue. Then in the shootout the Coyotes would get goals from Nick Schmaltz and Conor Garland to win the game 4-3.



Arizona Coyotes:

Christian Dvorak — Nick Schmaltz — Phil Kessel

Clayton Keller — Derek Stepan — Vinnie Hinostroza

Lawson Crouse — Carl Soderberg — Conor Garland

Michael Grabner — Brad Richardson — Christian Fischer

Oliver Ekman-Larsson – Jason Demers

Jakob Chychrun — Alex Goligoski

Aaron Ness — Jordan Oesterle

Antti Raanta

Darcy Kuemper

Scratched: Barrett Hayton, Ilya Lyubushkin

Injured: Niklas Hjalmarsson (lower body)


Washington Capitals:

Alex Ovechkin — Nicklas Backstrom — T.J. Oshie

Jakub Vrana — Evgeny Kuznetsov — Tom Wilson

Chandler Stephenson — Lars Eller — Richard Panik

Brendan Leipsic — Nic Dowd — Garnet Hathaway

Michal Kempny — John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov — Radko Gudas

Jonas Siegenthaler — Nick Jensen

Ilya Samsonov

Braden Holtby

Scratched: None

Injured: Carl Hagelin (upper body)


First Period:

WAS Penalty – 10:54 – Jakub Vrana 2 minutes for Slashing

ARI Goal – 14:15 – Clayton Keller (3) from Vinnie Hinostroza (4) and Alex Goligoski (10)

ARI Penalty – 15:00 – Nick Schmaltz 2 minutes for Hooking


End of 1st

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Second Period:

ARI Goal – :12 – Christian Fischer (1) from Brad Richardson (2)

ARI Goal – :45 – Michael Grabner (6) from unassisted

WAS Goal – 8:47 – Evgeny Kuznetsov (7) from Jakub Vrana (8) and Tom Wilson (8)

ARI Penalty – 19:31 – Jason Demers 2 minutes for Hooking


End of 2nd

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Third Period:

WAS Goal – 2:23 – Evgeny Kuznetsov (8) from Michal Kempny (8)

ARI Penalty – 5:33 – Derek Stepan 2 minutes for Tripping

WAS Penalty – 9:49 – TJ Oshie 2 minutes for High Sticking

WAS Goal – 18:44 – TJ Oshie (9) from Alex Ovechkin (10) and John Carlson (21)


End of 3rd

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1 – WAS – TJ Oshie – Save

1 – ARI – Nick Schmaltz – Goal

2 – WAS – Evgeny Kuznetsov – Missed

2 – ARI – Conor Garland – Goal



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Next Up:

Washington (13-2-4 30pts) @ Philadelphia (10-5-2 22pts)

Arizona (10-6-2 22pts) @ St. Louis (12-3-3 27pts)

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