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WSH 3, BUF 4 (OT) + Preseason Observations

September 26, 2022, 12:41 PM ET [1 Comments]
Brian Sickles
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Hello All,

We are officially 15 days away from the season opener against the Boston Bruins! Time to gear back up!

Preseason hockey kicked off this weekend and the Capitals lost 4-3 (OT).

Here are the goals from the preseason game yesterday:

1st Period:

WSH 1-0
Anthony Mantha (1) - Assist - E. Gustafsson (1)

2nd Period:

Tied 1-1
Dylan Cozens (1) - Assists - J. Peterka (1), L. Pilut (1)

BUF 2-1
Tyson Kozak (1) - Assists - R. Sheehan (1), C. Priskie (1)

Tied 2-2
Conor Sheary (1) - Assists - A. Protas (1), N. Dowd (1)

3rd Period:

WSH 3-2
Joe Snively (1) - Assists V. Iorio (1), B. Leason (1)

Tied 3-3
Jack Quinn (1) - Assists - B. Murray (1), D. Cozens (1)

OT:

Vinne Hinostroza (1) - Assists - L. Pilut (2), R. Asplund (1)

TOI for Capitals Players:

Nick Jensen - 19:57
Alexander Suzdalev - 11:29
Conor McMichael - 15:55
Nic Dowd - 20:26
Hendrix Lapierre - 14:37
Hunter Shepard - 31:11
Vincent Iorio - 19:25
Anthony Mantha - 16:12
Garrett Pilon - 13:19
Martin Fehervary - 21:55
Brett Leason - 14:18
Dru Krebs - 20:29
Erik Gustafsson - 20:36
Aliaksei Protas - 14:40
Zach Fucale - 30:04
Martin Has - 15:36
Haakon Hanelt - 11:34
Conor Sheary - 17:54
Ryan Hofer - 11:24
Joe Snively - 17:22


Here are the stats from the game:

Shots on Goal:
WSH – 27
BUF – 28

Shots on Goal (5v5):
WSH – 22
BUF – 22

Corsi For %:
WSH – 48.51%
BUF – 51.49%

Corsi For % (5v5):
WSH – 50.62%
BUF – 49.38%

Power Play:
WSH – 1/2
BUF – 2/4

Hits:
WSH – 25
BUF – 13

Blocks:
WSH – 13
BUF – 11

Scoring Chances For:
WSH – 26
BUF – 24

Scoring Chances For (5v5):
WSH – 22
BUF – 18

High Danger Chances For:
WSH– 14
BUF – 10

High Danger Chances For (5v5):
WSH – 11
BUF – 7

xGF:
WSH – 2.86
BUF – 2.71

xGF (5v5):
WSH – 2.19
BUF – 1.8


Fun to see hockey back baby! Lots to dive into as we get closer to opening night. Lets go!
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