New York Islanders Vs Washington Capitals [NHL – 2016/17]: Competition Overview, Players List & Live Stream

by Toqui Tahmid | Posted on Thursday, December 1st, 2016 | 0

Out of the last five pre season matches, Washington Capitals won four of them and so, they were hoping a good start in this centennial edition of National Hockey League 2016/17 but unfortunately they lost their inaugural match in this running NHL tournament which was staged in 13th October, 2016 against Pittsburgh Penguins by scoring 3 – 2 though, it was almost certain about their defeat against Penguins and also the match was hosted by away. But now, Washington Capitals is counted as one of the top contender and placed 3rd position on metropolitan division standing point table. The team Capitals have played total 21 matches and achieved 28 points by winning 13 matches. Now, they are going to play their 22nd match against New York Islanders which represents New York City in the tournament. The match will be staged in next 1st December, 2016 and here we present their match details below.

# Upcoming Competition Details:

  • Competition Between – New York Islanders Vs Washington Capitals
  • Game Type – Ice Hockey
  • Competition Date – 1st December, 2016
  • Day – Thursday
  • Competition Start – 19:00 (ET)
  • Event Name – (NHL) National Hockey League 2016/17
  • Chapter – 100th of Operation/ 99th of Play

New York Islanders Vs Washington Capitals

# Hosting Venue Overview:

  • Arena Name – Verizon Center
  • Previously Known as – MCI Center
  • Address – Washington, D.C.
  • Ground Type – Multipurpose Indoor Arena
  • Sponsored By – Verizon Communications
  • Seats Capacity – 18,506 (Ice Hockey)
  • Field Surface – Multi – surface
  • First Opened – 2nd December, 1997
  • Building Cost – US$260 million
  • Home Venue Of – Washington Capitals

# Live Stream: MSG+, CSN – DC

# Players List of New York Islanders: Ryan Strome (Can), Josh Bailey (Can), Alan Quine (Can), Anthony Beauvillier (Can), Shane Prince (USA), Jean Francois Berube (Can), John Tavares (Can), Jason Chimera (Can), Dennis Seidenberg (Ger), Brock Nelson (USA), Ryan Pulock (Can), Nick Leddy (USA), Travis Hamonic (Can), Nikolay Kulemin (Rus), Thomas Greiss (Ger), Johnny Boychuk (Can), Anders Lee (USA), Casey Cizikas (Can), Andrew Ladd (Can), Calvin de Haan (Can), Thomas Hickey (Can), Cal Clutterbuck (Can), Jaroslav Halak (Slo), Mikhail Grabovski (Bel).

# Players List of Washington Capitals: Tom Wilson (Can), Karl Alzner (Can), Zach Sanford (USA), Jay Beagle (Can), Dmitry Orlov (Rus), Lars Eller (Den), Daniel Winnik (Can), Matt Niskanen (USA), Nate Schmidt (USA), Brooks Orpik (USA), John Carlson (USA), Braden Holtby (Can), T. J. Oshie (USA), Justin Williams (Can), Taylor Chorney (USA), Marcus Johansson (Swe), Evgeny Kuznetsov (Rus), Alexander Ovechkin (USA), Brett Connolly (Can), Andre Burakovsky (Swe), Philipp Grubauer (Ger), Nicklas Backstrom (Swe).

# Prediction: As one of the hot favourite in this tournament of NHL 2016/17, Washington Capitals would win their next match against New York Islanders.

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This is Toqui Tahmid a webmaster and sports reporter at Tsmplug

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