Top 3 key Capitals to watch against Kings

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Charlie Lindgren, Washington Capitals Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports
Charlie Lindgren, Washington Capitals Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports /

#1 Charlie Lindgren

At today’s optional morning skate, Charlie Lindgren was the first goalie off the ice meaning he will get the start tonight against the Kings.

In six games played this season, Lindgren has a record of 4-2-0 with a 2.51 goals against average and a .926 save percentage. Among NHL goaltenders with six or more games played, Lindgren ranks fifth in save percentage with .926 and 11th in goals against average with 2.51.

Per Sportlogiq, Lindgren ranks fifth in the NHL in Goals Saved vs. Expectation with -8.01, trailing only Thatcher Demko of the Vancouver Canucks with -13.3, Aiden Hill of the Vegas Golden Knights with -9.16, Jeremy Swayman of the Boston Bruins with -8.93, and Tristan Jarry of the Pittsburgh Penguins with -8.21.

From Nov. 4 through Nov. 18, Lindgren posted a record of 4-0-0 with a 1.51 goals against average and a .955 save percentage.

You can catch the game tonight on Monumental Sports Network and Monumental Sports Network 2. Puck drop is at 10:30 p.m. over on the east coast.

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You can also listen to the game on 106.7 The Fan or Caps Radio 24/7 as Devante Smith Pelly joins radio voice John Walton in the booth.