The Washington Capitals are off to a good start on the road following Saturday night’s wing against the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-2.
It was two quick goals late in the third period by Lars Ellers and Garnet Hathaway that sealed the deal for Washington.
The Caps look to win their second straight road game and fifth straight win in Columbus against the Blue Jackets.
We’ve got you covered with everything you need to know about the Monday night face-off that takes placed at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Washington.
CAPITALS at BLUE JACKETS GAME 1: HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets
Where: Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH
When: Monday, December 16th at 7:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Capitals at Blue Jackets game will be broadcast on NBC Sports. (NBC Sports channel Finder)
Live Stream: You can watch the Capitals at Blue Jackets on NBC Sports live stream page.
Radio: Caps Radio 24/7
CAPITALS at BLUE JACKETS TV SCHEDULE:
5:00 PM: Caps Faceoff Live
5:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live
7:00 PM: Capitals @ Blue Jackets (LIVE)
8:30 PM: Caps Postgame Live
11:00 PM: Caps Overtime Live
10:00 PM: D.C. Sports Live
CAPITALS at BLUE JACKETS INJURY REPORT:
Blue Jackets: D Ryan Murray, Upper body injury, day-to-day
RW Josh Anderson, Upper body injury, day-to-day
LW Sonny Milano, Upper-body injury, day-to-day
RW Emil Bemstrom, Ribs injury, indefinitely
D Zach Werenski, Shoulder injury, indefinitely
RW Kole Sherwood, Oblique injury, indefinitely
D Markus Nutivaara, Oblique injury, day-to-day
LW Brandon Dubinsky, Wrist injury, indefinitely
CAPITALS at BLUE JACKETS PLAYERS TO WATCH:
T.J. Oshie, RW, Caps (14,12,26)
T.J. Oshie ended up with a plus-2 rating, three blocked shots, a minor penalty and a hit in his 17:56 of ice time across 21 shifts following the Caps win over the Lightning. He was even good for a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-2 road victory against the Tampa Bay.
Ilya Samsonov, G, Capitals (8-2-1)
Ilya Samsonov allowed only two goals on Tampa Bay’s 28 shots in Saturday's 5-2 road victory against the Lightning. The rookie has improved to 8-2-1 with a 2.38 goals-against average and .918 save percentage in 10 starts and 11 appearances so far this season.
Joonas Korpisalo, G, Blue Jackets (12-10-3)
In the Blue Jackets’ overtime loss to the Senators, Korpisalo stopped 17 shots. The last time that these two teams met Korpisalo made 37 saves.
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- Victorious team: Caps entire lineup contributions to win over Lightning
- A leader in deed: Samsonov dominates in Caps win over Tampa Bay
- Absolute dominance: Caps on pace with last year's Lightning