Washington plays division foe New York
New York Islanders (3-2-0, sixth in the East Division) vs. Washington Capitals (3-0-3, first in the East Division)
Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: New York travels to Washington for a East Division matchup.
Washington finished 11-12-2 in division games and 18-10-5 at home during the 2019-20 season. The Capitals scored 3.4 goals per game while allowing opponents to average 3.1 last season.
New York finished 11-7-4 in division action and 15-14-4 on the road a season ago. The Islanders averaged 2.8 goals on 29.6 shots per game last season.
The matchup Tuesday is the first meeting this season between the two teams.
INJURIES: Capitals: Michal Kempny: out (lower body), Tom Wilson: day to day (lower body).
Islanders: None listed.