The Washington Capitals finally got back in the win column on Wednesday night after losing four straight, and it was a typical heart-stopping D.C. victory: trailing 2-1 with two minutes left in the third period, Sonny Milano sent the game to OT vs. the Philadelphia Flyers. Two minutes into extra hockey, who else but Alex Ovechkin scored the game-winning tally and his 790th career goal.
Meanwhile, the Calgary Flames are coming off a shootout loss to Washington's Metropolitan division rival, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Prior to the loss, Calgary had won two straight games in which they put up five goals. Can they get back to their scoring ways on Black Friday in D.C.?
Here's everything you need to know before puck drop Friday afternoon.
CAPITALS vs. FLAMES HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals vs. Calgary Flames
Where: Capital One Arena, Washington D.C.
When: Friday, November 25, 2022, at 2 p.m. ET
TV Channel: Capitals vs. Flames will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington (NBC Sports channel finder)
Live Stream: You can live stream Capitals vs. Flames on NBC Sports Washington's live stream page and the MyTeams app.
CAPITALS VS. FLAMES WHAT TO WATCH
From NBC Sports Washington's Matt Weyrich:
The Capitals took a significant step toward restoring their active roster to full strength Wednesday, activating winger T.J. Oshie off Injured Reserve after he missed 11 games with a lower-body injury...Read more
CAPITALS VS. FLAMES PLAYERS TO WATCH
Capitals: Alex Ovechkin, LW (21 games, 10 goals, 8 points): After scoring just one goal in his previous five games, The Great 8 got back in scoring form with the OTGWG vs. Philadelphia, adding to his team-leading 10 goals and 18 points on the season.
Flames: Nazem Kadri, C (18 games, 8 goals, 7 points): Kadri went up north after winning a Stanley Cup with Colorado last season, and picked up right where he left off. He's currently second on the squad with 15 points on the campaign.