Washington Capitals to visit Tampa Bay Lightning Monday
Washington Capitals (5-0-3, second in the Metropolitan) vs. Tampa Bay Lightning (4-3-1, fifth in the Atlantic)
Tampa, Florida; Monday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Lightning -151, Capitals +126; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Tampa Bay Lightning host the Washington Capitals.
Tampa Bay finished 36-17-3 overall with a 21-7-0 record at home in the 2020-21 season. The Lightning averaged 30.2 shots per game last season on the way to scoring 3.2 goals per game.
Washington went 36-15-5 overall with a 19-7-2 record on the road a season ago. Goalies for the Capitals recorded four shutouts last season while compiling a .900 save percentage.
In their last meeting on Oct. 16, Tampa Bay won 2-1.
INJURIES: Lightning: Zach Bogosian: out (lower-body).
Capitals: Nic Dowd: day to day (lower body).