Golden Knights visit the Capitals after shootout victory
Vegas Golden Knights (8-2-0, first in the Pacific Division) vs. Washington Capitals (5-4-1, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)
Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Golden Knights -129, Capitals +108; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Vegas Golden Knights visit the Washington Capitals after the Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 in overtime.
Washington went 44-26-12 overall and 20-16-8 in home games last season. The Capitals committed 3.4 penalties per game and served 7.7 penalty minutes per game last season.
Vegas had a 43-31-8 record overall and a 21-16-4 record in road games last season. The Golden Knights averaged 2.6 power-play chances per game last season, and converted on 18.4% (39 total power-play goals).
INJURIES: Capitals: Carl Hagelin: out (hip), T.J. Oshie: out (lower body), Connor Brown: out (lower body), John Carlson: day to day (lower body), Tom Wilson: out (knee), Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip).
Golden Knights: Robin Lehner: out (hip), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Keegan Kolesar: day to day (illness), Shea Weber: out (ankle).