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Winnipeg Jets vs Washington Capitals @ Verizon Center Game Day Thread

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"What is this 'defense' of which you speak?"
"What is this 'defense' of which you speak?"

Winnipeg Jets (34-31-8) vs Washington Capitals (37-30-7)

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Jets vs Capitals coverage
Behind Enemy Lines: Japers Rink
TV: TSN Jets; CSN-MA
Radio: TSN 1290


Eastern Standings

GP W-L-OT Pts
1) New York Rangers x 73 46-20-7 99
2) Boston Bruins 73 42-28-3 87
3) Florida Panthers 73 36-24-13 85
4) Pittsburgh Penguins x 73 46-21-6 98
5) Philadelphia Flyers 74 43-23-8 94
6) New Jersey Devils 74 42-27-5 89
7) Ottawa Senators 74 37-27-10 84
8) Washington Capitals 74 37-30-7 81
OUT Buffalo Sabres 74 35-29-10 80
OUT Winnipeg Jets 73 34-31-8 76
OUT Carolina Hurricanes 74 30-29-15 75
OUT Tampa Bay Lightning 73 33-33-7 73
OUT Toronto Maple Leafs 74 32-34-8 72
OUT New York Islanders 73 30-32-11 71
OUT Montreal Canadiens 74 28-33-13 69

SEASON SERIES

11/17/11 - WINNIPEG 4 - Washington 1 GWG: Evander Kane Winning Goalie: Ondrej Pavelec

11/23/11 - WASHINGTON 4 - Winnipeg 3 (OT) GWG: Jason Chimera Winning Goalie: Tomas Vokoun

12/15/11 - Winnipeg 0 - WASHINGTON 1 GWG: Alexander Ovechkin Winning Goalie: Michal Neuvirth

02/09/12 - Washington 2 -WINNINPEG 3 (SO) GWG: Bryan Little Winning Goalie: Ondrej Pavelec

03/16/12 - WINNIPEG 3 - 2 Washington GWG: Dustin Byfuglien Winning Goalie: Ondrej Pavelec

WINNIPEG JETS

Blake Wheeler - 71GP - 17G - 42A - 59PTS

Evander Kane - 65GP - 28G - 23A - 51PTS

Dustin Byfuglien - 57GP - 11G - 35A- 46PTS

WASHINGTON CAPITALS

Alex Ovechkin - 70GP - 33G - 24A - 57PTS

Alexander Semin - 69GP - 18G - 28A - 46PTS

Dennis Wideman - 74GP - 10G - 35A - 45PTS


Washington Capitals Injuries

Doubtful

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Alexander Semin other-excused 03/23/2012

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Tom Poti groin 09/19/2011
Nicklas Backstrom concussion 01/04/2012

Washington Scratches: Tomas Vokoun, John Erskine, Alexander Semin, Dmitry Orlov


Winnipeg Jets Injuries

Questionable

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Nik Antropov other-excused 03/23/2012

Doubtful

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Eric Fehr other-excused 03/23/2012

Out (IR / Out / Suspended / Physically unvailable)

Player Injury Type Injury Date
Chris Thorburn other-excused 03/10/2012

Winnipeg Scratches: Chris Thorburn, Eric Fehr, Nik Antropov, Randy Jones, Mark Flood

GO JETS GO!

Ed. Note: All images and statistics pulled from www.nhl.com