Kempny is suffering from a lower-body injury and there is no definitive timetable set for his return.
%W 0.52% | Streak 1
L10: W6 L4 P0
Ottawa is apparently starting rookie goaltender Marcus Hogberg tonight against the defending Stanley Cup champions. Trouble in Canada's capital city tonight at "Alexander the Great" Ovechkin is licking his chops! At least Hogberg will be able to tell his grandchildren he faced the best scoring machine of this era.
- TrendUnder is 3-1-1 in Senators last 5 games as an underdog of +110 to +150.Hit %75.00% (5)O/U1|3Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 7-2 in Senators last 9 games as an underdog of +201 or greater.Hit %77.80% (9)O/U7|2Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 8-2 in Senators last 10 games a home underdog of +151 to +200.Hit %80.00% (10)O/U8|2Push0W/L
- TrendOver is 5-2-1 in Senators last 8 games as a favorite of -201 or greater.Hit %71.40% (8)O/U5|2Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 5-2 in Capitals last 7 games as an underdog of +110 to +150.Hit %71.40% (7)O/U1|3Push1W/L
- TrendOver is 4-1-1 in Capitals last 6 games as a road favorite of -201 or greater.Hit %80.00% (6)O/U4|1Push1W/L
- TrendUnder is 3-1-1 in Capitals last 5 games as an underdog of +151 to +200.Hit %75.00% (5)O/U9|1Push0W/L
- TrendUnder is 4-1-2 in Capitals last 7 games as a road favorite of -151 to -200.Hit %80.00% (7)O/U1|4Push2W/L
Washington Capitals last injuries
Niskanen exited Sunday's game due to a left hand injury and it is unclear if he will return.
Ottawa Senators last injuries
White has sat out the previous five games due to a neck injury but is expected to return to the ice against the Oilers on Saturday.
Pageau has been issued a one-game suspension from the league for boarding an opponent. He is likely to be reinstated in time for Saturday's matchup against the Oilers.
Ceci was held out of the last game with an upper-body injury and is not expected to be in Saturday's lineup against the Oilers.
Borowiecki was held out of the last game with an illness but is expected to play against the Maple Leafs on Saturday.
Jaros has been absent from the lineup during the past four games due to a hamstring injury but it is expected he will return Saturday against the Maple Leafs.
Ryan sustained a left hand injury but it is expected he will return for Saturday's contest against the Bruins.