The Washington Capitals take on the Seattle Kraken tonight as fans get a sweet reverse retro snapback hat while the team takes the ice in those fire jerseys. For more info on how to watch and bet on the game, click here.
Read on to learn more about the key players to watch in tonight’s matchup.
The Caps are looking to win three in a row and avenge a loss last Thursday to the Kraken where they blew a 2-0 lead to fall in overtime. The Caps are 12-12-4 with 28 points, just three points behind the Detroit Red Wings for the second and final playoff spot.
The Kraken are having a good season with a 15-7-3 record, good for 33 points and second place in the Pacific Division. They will come in hungry having lost two in a row.
Here are the top 3 key players to watch:
#3 Charlie Lindgren
Charlie Lindgren has filled in nicely for Darcy Kuemper as he continues to heal from his upper body injury. At Philadelphia against the Flyers, he stopped 29 of 30 shots including all 21 shots faced at five on five.
Over his last two starts, Lindgren is 2-0-0 with a 1.51 goals against average and a .950 save percentage. The Capitals have earned at least one point in six of the eight games Lindgren has started this season. He is 4-2-2.