Coming off a 3-0 victory over the Nashville Predators oN Saturday, the Washington Capitals look to keep that positive momentum rolling on Monday night when they travel to Raleigh, North Carolina for a matchup with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Washington could enter Monday's game even more shorthanded than before, as both T.J. Oshie and John Carlson left Saturday's game early due to injury.
The Hurricanes were last in action on Saturday as well, defeating the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-3, in overtime. Monday will mark the first time this season the Capitals and Hurricanes meet.
Here's everything you need to know about the matchup.
CAPITALS VS. HURRICANES HOW TO WATCH
What: Carolina Hurricanes at Washington Capitals
Where: PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
When: Monday, October 31, 2022, 7:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Capitals vs. Hurricanes will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington Plus (NBC Sports channel finder)
CAPITALS VS. HURRICANES TV SCHEDULE
6:30 PM: Capitals Pregame Live (NBCSW+)
7:00 PM: Capitals at Hurricanes (Live)
9:30 PM: Capitals Postgame Live (NBCSW+)
CAPITALS VS. HURRICANES WHAT TO WATCH
From NBC Sports Washington's Matt Weyrich:
Two days after they were shut out for the first time this season, the Capitals found themselves on the winning side of one as the beat the Nashville Predators 3-0 on Saturday night. Beck Malenstyn and Aliaksei Protas provided the offense for the Capitals on a night in which they lost both winger T.J. Oshie and defenseman John Carlson to injury. In net, goaltenders Darcy Kuemper and Juuse Saros put on a show to keep both offenses at bay for most of the game.. Read More.
CAPITALS VS. HURRICANES PLAYERS TO WATCH
Capitals: Alex Ovechkin, LW (9 games, 4 goals, 3 assists): At 36 years old, Ovechkin remains the Capitals best offensive player; his seven points through nine games lead the team. Ovechkin must have a big game if the Capitals are to pull off the upset in Carolina.
Hurricanes: Sebastian Aho, C (8 games, 4 goals, 6 assists): The 24-year-old is the engine to the Carolina offense; Aho is currently second on Carolina in points and tied for the most assists. The Capitals must slow him down in order to leave PNC Arena on Monday victorious.