Game Recap – 1/7/2020 – Ottawa Senators v. Washington Capitals

Ottawa Senators (16-21-5 37pts) v. Washington Capitals (29-9-5 63pts)

 

Game Recap:

In their first game of a back to back the Washington Capitals would play host to the Ottawa Senators. In the first period the Senators would clog things up for the Capitals and as a result would take advantage and get the first goal of the game with Artem Anisimov’s eighth of the season.

 

Then in the second period it would become all Washington as TJ Oshie, Radko Gudas, and Alex Ovechkin would all score in the first period to take a commanding 3-1 lead. To cap it all off in the third period both Oshie and Ovechkin would both score their second of the game, and Lars Eller would net his 11th of the season to give the Capitals the 6-1 victory.

 

Lineups:

Ottawa Senators:

Brady Tkachuk — Jean-Gabriel Pageau — Antony Duclair

Nick Paul — Colin White — Drake Batherson

Tyler Ennis — Chris Tierney — Connor Brown

Vladislav Namestnikov — Artem Anisimov — Rudolfs Balcers

Thomas Chabot — Dylan DeMelo

Mark Borowiecki — Christian Jaros

Mike Reilly — Cody Goloubef

Craig Anderson

Marcus Hogberg

Scratched: Mikkel Boedker, Andreas Englund, Scott Sabourin

Injured: Nikita Zaitsev (undisclosed), Anders Nilsson (concussion), Ron Hainsey (undisclosed)

 

Washington Capitals:

Alex Ovechkin — Nicklas Backstrom — Tom Wilson

Jakub Vrana — Evgeny Kuznetsov — T.J. Oshie

Carl Hagelin — Lars Eller — Richard Panik

Brendan Leipsic — Nic Dowd — Garnet Hathaway

Jonas Siegenthaler — John Carlson

Dmitry Orlov — Nick Jensen

Michal Kempny — Radko Gudas

Ilya Samsonov

Braden Holtby

Scratched: Travis Boyd

Injured: Christian Djoos (upper body)

 

First Period:

OTT Goal – 5:40 – Artem Anisimov (8) from Rudolfs Balcers (1)

 

End of 1st

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Second Period:

WAS Goal – 1:19 – TJ Oshie (17) from Jakub Vrana (17)

WAS Goal – 8:32 – Radko Gudas (2) from Evgeny Kuznetsov (25) and Michal Kempny (12)

WAS Penalty – 14:53 – Carl Hagelin 2 minutes for Hooking

WAS Goal – 17:15 – Alex Ovechkin (25) from Dmitry Orlov (18) and Tom Wilson (15)

 

End of 2nd

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Third Period:

WAS Goal – :41 – TJ Oshie (18) from Nicklas Backstrom (25) and John Carlson (40)

WAS Goal – 2:08 – Lars Eller (11) from Jonas Siegenthaler (7) and Carl Hagelin (9)

WAS Goal – 16:19 – Alex Ovechkin (26) from John Carlson (41) and Tom Wilson (16)

 

End of 3rd

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Next Up:

Washington (30-9-5 65pts) @ Philadelphia (22-15-6 50pts)

Ottawa (16-22-5 37pts) @ Detroit (11-30-3 25pts)

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