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GameDay Caterwaul: Florida Panthers at Washington Capitals

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Cats try to snap two-game losing streak tonight in D.C.

NHL: APR 09 Panthers at Capitals Photo by Tony Quinn/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Panthers (12-7-5 29P) at Capitals (16-4-5 37P)

  • WHEN: 7:00 p.m. ET
  • WHERE: Capital One Arena, Washington, DC
  • ON THE TUBE: FOX Sports Florida, NBCSWA
  • ON THE DIAL: 560 WQAM (D/B), 640 WMEN (PB), 1370 WAXE (TC), Thunder 100.3 (Keys)
  • SOCIALS: #FlaPanthers, #ALLCAPS, #FLAvsWSH, @LitterBoxCats, LBC FaceBook
  • ENEMY INTEL: Japers’ Rink
  • FLA IN SEASON SERIES: Game 2 of 3 (0-0-1)
  • LAST MEETING: WSH 5, @FLA 4 (OT) - (Recap) - 11/7/2019
  • NEXT MEETING: April 4, 2020
  • PROJECTED STARTERS: Bobrovsky (9-5-4 .888/ 3.45 1SO) vs Holtby (11-2-4 .908/ 2.85 0SO)
  • PLAYER STATS: Florida / Washington

Scouting Report

A pair of Eastern Conference teams currently in playoff positioning take the ice in the nation’s capital. The Florida Panthers are on the road as they face the Washington Capitals Wednesday night. Florida comes in off a 5-2 home loss to Buffalo Sunday night in their previous contest. Washington was dropped 2-1 in a shootout by Vancouver on Saturday afternoon in their last game. The Panthers have claimed six of the last eight meetings but it was the Capitals earning a 5-4 overtime win on the road November 7 in the first match-up this season.

Full preview at Winners & Whiners

Wednesday in the Atlantic (Standings/Panthers Playoff Chances):

  • Calgary (11-12-4 26P) at BUFFALO (11-10-3 25P) 7 p.m.
  • BOSTON (16-3-5 37P) at OTTAWA (11-12-1 23P) 7 p.m.
  • TORONTO (11-10-4 26P) at DETROIT (7-16-3 17P) 7 p.m.
  • St. Louis (14-5-6 34P) at TAMPA BAY (12-7-2 26P) 7 p.m.

Idle: MON (27P)

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