The Washington Capitals and Boston Bruins will face off in a highly anticipated game on Saturday. The Bruins are currently leading the league with their impressive home record, boasting a 17-5-3 record at home and a 32-10-9 record overall. With a total of 229 penalties, they rank third in the league. Meanwhile, the Capitals have struggled on the road, with a 9-12-3 record and a 22-20-7 overall record. However, they have had some success in games decided by one goal, with a 10-2-3 record in those games.
This will be the first time these two teams meet this season. Key players for the Bruins include David Pastrnak, who has scored an impressive 33 goals and accumulated 42 assists, and Brad Marchand, who has tallied eight goals and three assists in the last ten games. On the other hand, Tom Wilson has been instrumental for the Capitals with his 12 goals and nine assists over the past ten games while T.J Oshie has contributed six goals and two assists during that same period.
Both teams have had their ups and downs in their last ten games. The Bruins have gone on an impressive run with an 8-2-0 record while averaging 4.1 goals per game. They have also been disciplined with only four penalties per game while giving up an average of just 2.1 goals per game. On the other hand, the Capitals have struggled with a poor performance on road trips resulting in a dismal record of 3