After falling to the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday, the Washington Capitals look to get back in the win column on Tuesday when they host the Winnipeg Jets.
The Capitals and Jets squared off earlier this season in December, with a shorthanded Washington squad coming out on top. The Capitals will go for the season sweep on Tuesday at Capital One Arena.
Here's everything you need to watch.
CAPITALS VS. JETS HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals vs. Winnipeg Jets
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington, D.C.
When: Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2021, at 7 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Capitals vs. Jets will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (NBC Sports channel finder)
CAPITALS VS. JETS TV SCHEDULE
6:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live (LIVE)
7:00 PM: Capitals vs. Jets (LIVE)
10:00 PM: Caps Postgame Live (LIVE)
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CAPITALS VS. JETS PLAYERS TO WATCH
Capitals: Alex Ovechkin (39 games, 26 goals, 28 assists): Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has not let up this season at all. He leads Washington in goals and assists and has been the most consistent player on the team this season. Ovechkin scored when the Capitals played the Jets earlier this season, so he'll look to do the same this week.
Jets: Kyle Connor, LW (34 games, 20 goals, 17 assists): Connor is one of two young Jets wingers leading the way for the Jets offensively. If the Caps want a win, it starts with slowing down Connor and Pierre-Luc Dubois.