2016-17 Washington Capitals Season
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2016%E2%80%9317 Washington Capitals Season
2016-17 Washington Capitals
Metropolitan Division champions
Division 1st Metropolitan
Conference 1st Eastern
2016-17 record 55-19-8
Home record 32-7-2
Road record 23-12-6
Goals for 263
Goals against 182
Team information
General Manager Brian MacLellan
Coach Barry Trotz
Captain Alexander Ovechkin
Alternate captains Nicklas Backstrom
Brooks Orpik
Arena Verizon Center
Minor league affiliate(s) Hershey Bears (AHL)
South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL)
Team leaders
Goals T.J. Oshie
Alexander Ovechkin (33)
Assists Nicklas Backstrom (63)
Points Nicklas Backstrom (86)
Penalties in minutes Tom Wilson (133)
Plus/minus Brooks Orpik (+32)
Wins Braden Holtby (42)
Goals against average Philipp Grubauer (2.04)

The 2016-17 Washington Capitals season was the 43rd season for the National Hockey League franchise that was established on June 11, 1974.[1] They finished the season as President's Trophy winners for the second consecutive year, and third time in team history.

Standings

Divisional standings

Metropolitan Division
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p - Washington Capitals 82 55 19 8 53 263 182 +81 118
2 x - Pittsburgh Penguins 82 50 21 11 46 282 234 +48 111
3 x - Columbus Blue Jackets 82 50 24 8 47 249 195 +54 108
4 x - New York Rangers 82 48 28 6 45 256 220 +36 102
5 New York Islanders 82 41 29 12 39 241 242 -1 94
6 Philadelphia Flyers 82 39 33 10 32 219 236 -17 88
7 Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 31 15 33 215 236 -21 87
8 New Jersey Devils 82 28 40 14 25 183 244 -61 70
Source: National Hockey League
p - Clinched Presidents Trophy; x - Clinched playoff spot.

Conference standings

Top 3 (Metropolitan Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 p - Washington Capitals 82 55 19 8 53 263 182 +81 118
2 x - Pittsburgh Penguins 82 50 21 11 46 282 234 +48 111
3 x - Columbus Blue Jackets 82 50 24 8 47 249 195 +54 108
Source: National Hockey League
p - Clinched Presidents Trophy; x - Clinched playoff spot.
Top 3 (Atlantic Division)
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y - Montreal Canadiens 82 47 26 9 44 226 200 +26 103
2 x - Ottawa Senators 82 44 28 10 38 212 214 -2 98
3 x - Boston Bruins 82 44 31 7 42 234 212 +22 95
Source: National Hockey League
x - Clinched playoff spot; y - Clinched division.
Eastern Conference Wild Card
Pos Div Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 ME x - New York Rangers 82 48 28 6 45 256 220 +36 102
2 AT x - Toronto Maple Leafs 82 40 27 15 39 251 242 +9 95
3 ME New York Islanders 82 41 29 12 39 241 242 -1 94
4 AT Tampa Bay Lightning 82 42 30 10 38 234 227 +7 94
5 ME Philadelphia Flyers 82 39 33 10 32 219 236 -17 88
6 ME Carolina Hurricanes 82 36 31 15 33 215 236 -21 87
7 AT Florida Panthers 82 35 36 11 30 210 237 -27 81
8 AT Detroit Red Wings 82 33 36 13 24 207 244 -37 79
9 AT Buffalo Sabres 82 33 37 12 31 201 237 -36 78
10 ME New Jersey Devils 82 28 40 14 25 183 244 -61 70
Source: National Hockey League
x - Clinched playoff spot.

Schedule and results

Regular season

Playoffs

Player statistics

Updated as of April 23, 2017

Skaters
Goaltenders
Regular season[2]
Player GP GS TOI W L OT GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Holtby, BradenBraden Holtby 63 63 3680:10 42 13 6 127 2.07 1690 .925 9 0 0 0
Grubauer, PhilippPhilipp Grubauer 24 19 1264:34 13 6 2 43 2.05 585 .927 3 0 0 0
Playoffs
Player GP GS TOI W L GA GAA SA SV% SO G A PIM
Holtby, BradenBraden Holtby 6 5 407:10 4 2 16 2.36 213 .925 0 0 0 2

+Denotes player spent time with another team before joining the Capitals. Stats reflect time with the Capitals only.
?Denotes player was traded mid-season. Stats reflect time with the Capitals only.
Bold/italics denotes franchise record.

Roster

Updated December 1, 2017[3][4]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace
19 Sweden Backstrom, NicklasNicklas Backstrom (A) C L 30 2006 Gävle, Sweden
83 Canada Beagle, JayJay Beagle RW R 32 2007 Calgary, Alberta
22 Canada Bowey, MadisonMadison Bowey D R 22 2013 Winnipeg, Manitoba
65 Sweden Burakovsky, AndreAndre Burakovsky Injured Reserve LW L 22 2013 Klagenfurt, Austria
74 United States Carlson, JohnJohn Carlson D R 27 2008 Natick, Massachusetts
39 Canada Chiasson, AlexAlex Chiasson RW R 27 2017 Montreal, Quebec
4 United States Chorney, TaylorTaylor Chorney D L 30 2015 Thunder Bay, Ontario
10 Canada Connolly, BrettBrett Connolly RW R 25 2016 Campbell River, British Columbia
29 Sweden Djoos, ChristianChristian Djoos D L 23 2012 Göteborg, Sweden
20 Denmark Eller, LarsLars Eller LW L 28 2016 Rødovre, Denmark
91 Canada Graovac, TylerTyler Graovac C L 24 2017 Brampton, Ontario
31 Germany Grubauer, PhilippPhilipp Grubauer G L 26 2010 Rosenheim, Germany
70 Canada Holtby, BradenBraden Holtby G L 28 2008 Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
92 Russia Kuznetsov, EvgenyEvgeny Kuznetsov C L 25 2010 Chelyabinsk, Russia
2 United States Niskanen, MattMatt Niskanen D R 31 2014 Virginia, Minnesota
9 Russia Orlov, DmitryDmitry Orlov D L 26 2009 Novokuznetsk, Soviet Union
44 United States Orpik, BrooksBrooks Orpik (A) D L 37 2014 San Francisco, California
77 United States Oshie, T. J.T. J. Oshie RW R 30 2015 Mount Vernon, Washington
8 Russia Ovechkin, AlexanderAlexander Ovechkin (C) LW R 32 2004 Moscow, Soviet Union
25 Canada Smith-Pelly, DevanteDevante Smith-Pelly LW R 25 2017 Scarborough, Ontario
18 Canada Stephenson, ChandlerChandler Stephenson C L 23 2012 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
13 Czech Republic Vrana, JakubJakub Vrana LW L 21 2014 Praha, Czech Republic
43 Canada Wilson, TomTom Wilson RW L 23 2013 Toronto, Ontario


Transactions

The Capitals have been involved in the following transactions during the 2016-17 season.

Trades

Date
Details
Ref
June 24, 2016 (2016-06-24) To St. Louis Blues
1st-round pick in 2016
To Washington Capitals
1st-round pick in 2016
WSH's 3rd-round pick in 2016
[5]
June 24, 2016 (2016-06-24) To Montreal Canadiens
2nd-round pick in 2017
2nd-round pick in 2018
To Washington Capitals
Lars Eller
[6]
February 15, 2017 (2017-02-15) To Los Angeles Kings
Future considerations
To Washington Capitals
Tom Gilbert
[7]
February 27, 2017 (2017-02-27) To St. Louis Blues
Zach Sanford
Brad Malone
1st-round pick in 2017
conditional 2nd-round pick in 2019
To Washington Capitals
Kevin Shattenkirk
Pheonix Copley
[8]
Notes

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