Top 3 impact Capitals to watch against Penguins

The top 3 Washignton Captials players to watch in tonight's game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Puck drop at 7:30 p.m. on Hulu and ESPN plus.
Tom Wilson, Dylan Strome, Washington Capitals
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The Washington Capitals take on the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at 7:30 p.m. at PPG Paints Arena. You can catch the game exclusively on Hulu and ESPN plus. Tonight is the second of four meetings between the two teams this season. The Penguins won the first meeting on Oct. 13 by a final of 4-0.

The teams will meet once again in Pittsburgh on March 7 while the season series concludes on April 4 in DC. At lot is at stake in this one as both teams have 40 points and are two of three teams in that spot in the Metropolitan Division. The Caps will see the other one of those teams tomorrow night.

Here are the top 3 impact players to watch tonight:

Anthony Mantha, Washington Capitals
Anthony Mantha, Washington Capitals / Kiyoshi Mio-USA TODAY Sports

#3 Anthony Mantha

Anthony Mantha has recorded 12 points with eight goals and four assists in his last 16 games and has led the Capitals in points since Nov. 29. Mantha was on a three game goal streak with four goals in those three games as well as a four game point streak with four goals and one assist. It came to an end on Dec. 29 at the New York Islanders.

Mantha scored his 11th goal of the season and his team leading 10th even strength goal on Dec. 27 at the New York Rangers. He's on pace for 28 goals this season while Vrana struggled with the Blues.