2016-17 Washington Capitals Game-by-Game Results

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 55-19-8 (SO: 2-5) - 118 points
Finishing 1st in the NHL's Metropolitan Division
Postseason: 7-6
Lost NHL conference second round
Conference First Round - Defeated Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2
Conference Second Round - Lost to Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3
Coach: Barry Trotz (55-19, 8 OTL)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
2016-17 Washington Capitals Statistics
2016-17 Washington Capitals Roster

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League ended the 2016-17 season with a record of 55 wins and 19 losses (and 8 overtime losses), with a 2-5 showing in shootouts for 118 points, finishing first in the NHL's Metropolitan Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 7-6.

The Capitals paced the league with just 182 goals allowed. Washington scored 263 goals. T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin netted 33 goals for the squad each, while Nicklas Backstrom recorded 63 assists. Braden Holtby earned 42 wins for the team and a team-best 2.07 goals against average, pacing regular goalies.

Barry Trotz coached the team. The 2016-17 Washington Capitals lost in the NHL conference second round.

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Regular Season Goals For: 263
Regular Season Goals Against: 182

Date Game Res Home Road Record
October 13, 2016 Washington Capitals 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 L 0-0-0 0-0-1 0-0-1 SO
October 15, 2016 New York Islanders 1 at Washington Capitals 2 W 1-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-1
October 18, 2016 Colorado Avalanche 0 at Washington Capitals 3 W 2-0-0 0-0-1 2-0-1
October 20, 2016 Washington Capitals 4 at Florida Panthers 2 W 2-0-0 1-0-1 3-0-1
October 22, 2016 New York Rangers 4 at Washington Capitals 2 L 2-1-0 1-0-1 3-1-1
October 26, 2016 Washington Capitals 1 at Edmonton Oilers 4 L 2-1-0 1-1-1 3-2-1
October 29, 2016 Washington Capitals 5 at Vancouver Canucks 2 W 2-1-0 2-1-1 4-2-1
October 30, 2016 Washington Capitals 3 at Calgary Flames 1 W 2-1-0 3-1-1 5-2-1
November 1, 2016 Washington Capitals 3 at Winnipeg Jets 2 W 2-1-0 4-1-1 6-2-1
November 3, 2016 Winnipeg Jets 3 at Washington Capitals 4 W 3-1-0 4-1-1 7-2-1 OT
November 5, 2016 Florida Panthers 2 at Washington Capitals 4 W 4-1-0 4-1-1 8-2-1
November 8, 2016 San Jose Sharks 3 at Washington Capitals 0 L 4-2-0 4-1-1 8-3-1
November 11, 2016 Washington Capitals 3 at Chicago Blackhawks 2 W 4-2-0 5-1-1 9-3-1 OT
November 12, 2016 Washington Capitals 1 at Carolina Hurricanes 5 L 4-2-0 5-2-1 9-4-1
November 15, 2016 Washington Capitals 1 at Columbus Blue Jackets 2 L 4-2-0 5-2-2 9-4-2 OT
November 16, 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 at Washington Capitals 7 W 5-2-0 5-2-2 10-4-2
November 18, 2016 Detroit Red Wings 0 at Washington Capitals 1 W 6-2-0 5-2-2 11-4-2
November 20, 2016 Columbus Blue Jackets 3 at Washington Capitals 2 L 6-3-0 5-2-2 11-5-2
November 23, 2016 St. Louis Blues 3 at Washington Capitals 4 W 7-3-0 5-2-2 12-5-2
November 25, 2016 Buffalo Sabres 1 at Washington Capitals 3 W 8-3-0 5-2-2 13-5-2
November 26, 2016 Washington Capitals 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 8-3-0 5-3-2 13-6-2
December 1, 2016 New York Islanders 3 at Washington Capitals 0 L 8-4-0 5-3-2 13-7-2
December 3, 2016 Washington Capitals 1 at Tampa Bay Lightning 2 L 8-4-0 5-3-3 13-7-3 SO
December 5, 2016 Buffalo Sabres 2 at Washington Capitals 3 W 9-4-0 5-3-3 14-7-3 OT
December 7, 2016 Boston Bruins 3 at Washington Capitals 4 W 10-4-0 5-3-3 15-7-3 OT
December 9, 2016 Washington Capitals 4 at Buffalo Sabres 1 W 10-4-0 6-3-3 16-7-3
December 11, 2016 Vancouver Canucks 0 at Washington Capitals 3 W 11-4-0 6-3-3 17-7-3
December 13, 2016 Washington Capitals 4 at New York Islanders 2 W 11-4-0 7-3-3 18-7-3
December 16, 2016 Washington Capitals 4 at Carolina Hurricanes 3 W 11-4-0 8-3-3 19-7-3 SO
December 17, 2016 Montreal Canadiens 2 at Washington Capitals 1 L 11-5-0 8-3-3 19-8-3
December 21, 2016 Washington Capitals 2 at Philadelphia Flyers 3 L 11-5-0 8-3-4 19-8-4 SO
December 23, 2016 Tampa Bay Lightning 0 at Washington Capitals 4 W 12-5-0 8-3-4 20-8-4
December 27, 2016 Washington Capitals 3 at New York Islanders 4 L 12-5-0 8-4-4 20-9-4
December 29, 2016 New Jersey Devils 2 at Washington Capitals 1 L 12-5-1 8-4-4 20-9-5 SO
December 31, 2016 Washington Capitals 6 at New Jersey Devils 2 W 12-5-1 9-4-4 21-9-5
January 1, 2017 Ottawa Senators 1 at Washington Capitals 2 W 13-5-1 9-4-4 22-9-5
January 3, 2017 Toronto Maple Leafs 5 at Washington Capitals 6 W 14-5-1 9-4-4 23-9-5 OT
January 5, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets 0 at Washington Capitals 5 W 15-5-1 9-4-4 24-9-5
January 7, 2017 Washington Capitals 1 at Ottawa Senators 0 W 15-5-1 10-4-4 25-9-5
January 9, 2017 Washington Capitals 4 at Montreal Canadiens 1 W 15-5-1 11-4-4 26-9-5
January 11, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Washington Capitals 5 W 16-5-1 11-4-4 27-9-5
January 13, 2017 Chicago Blackhawks 0 at Washington Capitals 6 W 17-5-1 11-4-4 28-9-5
January 15, 2017 Philadelphia Flyers 0 at Washington Capitals 5 W 18-5-1 11-4-4 29-9-5
January 16, 2017 Washington Capitals 7 at Pittsburgh Penguins 8 L 18-5-1 11-4-5 29-9-6 OT
January 19, 2017 Washington Capitals 7 at St. Louis Blues 3 W 18-5-1 12-4-5 30-9-6
January 21, 2017 Washington Capitals 4 at Dallas Stars 3 W 18-5-1 13-4-5 31-9-6 OT
January 23, 2017 Carolina Hurricanes 1 at Washington Capitals 6 W 19-5-1 13-4-5 32-9-6
January 24, 2017 Washington Capitals 0 at Ottawa Senators 3 L 19-5-1 13-5-5 32-10-6
January 26, 2017 Washington Capitals 5 at New Jersey Devils 2 W 19-5-1 14-5-5 33-10-6
January 31, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at New York Islanders 3 L 19-5-1 14-6-5 33-11-6
February 1, 2017 Boston Bruins 3 at Washington Capitals 5 W 20-5-1 14-6-5 34-11-6
February 4, 2017 Washington Capitals 3 at Montreal Canadiens 2 W 20-5-1 15-6-5 35-11-6
February 5, 2017 Los Angeles Kings 0 at Washington Capitals 5 W 21-5-1 15-6-5 36-11-6
February 7, 2017 Carolina Hurricanes 0 at Washington Capitals 5 W 22-5-1 15-6-5 37-11-6
February 9, 2017 Detroit Red Wings 3 at Washington Capitals 6 W 23-5-1 15-6-5 38-11-6
February 11, 2017 Anaheim Ducks 4 at Washington Capitals 6 W 24-5-1 15-6-5 39-11-6
February 18, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at Detroit Red Wings 3 L 24-5-1 15-6-6 39-11-7 SO
February 19, 2017 Washington Capitals 1 at New York Rangers 2 L 24-5-1 15-7-6 39-12-7
February 22, 2017 Washington Capitals 4 at Philadelphia Flyers 1 W 24-5-1 16-7-6 40-12-7
February 24, 2017 Edmonton Oilers 1 at Washington Capitals 2 W 25-5-1 16-7-6 41-12-7
February 25, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at Nashville Predators 5 L 25-5-1 16-8-6 41-13-7
February 28, 2017 Washington Capitals 4 at New York Rangers 1 W 25-5-1 17-8-6 42-13-7
March 2, 2017 New Jersey Devils 0 at Washington Capitals 1 W 26-5-1 17-8-6 43-13-7
March 4, 2017 Philadelphia Flyers 1 at Washington Capitals 2 W 27-5-1 17-8-6 44-13-7 OT
March 6, 2017 Dallas Stars 4 at Washington Capitals 2 L 27-6-1 17-8-6 44-14-7
March 9, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at San Jose Sharks 4 L 27-6-1 17-9-6 44-15-7
March 11, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at Los Angeles Kings 4 L 27-6-1 17-10-6 44-16-7
March 12, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at Anaheim Ducks 5 L 27-6-1 17-11-6 44-17-7
March 14, 2017 Minnesota Wild 2 at Washington Capitals 4 W 28-6-1 17-11-6 45-17-7
March 16, 2017 Nashville Predators 2 at Washington Capitals 1 L 28-6-2 17-11-6 45-17-8 OT
March 18, 2017 Washington Capitals 5 at Tampa Bay Lightning 3 W 28-6-2 18-11-6 46-17-8
March 21, 2017 Calgary Flames 2 at Washington Capitals 4 W 29-6-2 18-11-6 47-17-8
March 23, 2017 Columbus Blue Jackets 1 at Washington Capitals 2 W 30-6-2 18-11-6 48-17-8 SO
March 25, 2017 Arizona Coyotes 1 at Washington Capitals 4 W 31-6-2 18-11-6 49-17-8
March 28, 2017 Washington Capitals 5 at Minnesota Wild 4 W 31-6-2 19-11-6 50-17-8 OT
March 29, 2017 Washington Capitals 5 at Colorado Avalanche 3 W 31-6-2 20-11-6 51-17-8
March 31, 2017 Washington Capitals 3 at Arizona Coyotes 6 L 31-6-2 20-12-6 51-18-8
April 2, 2017 Washington Capitals 3 at Columbus Blue Jackets 2 W 31-6-2 21-12-6 52-18-8
April 4, 2017 Washington Capitals 4 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 31-6-2 22-12-6 53-18-8
April 5, 2017 New York Rangers 0 at Washington Capitals 2 W 32-6-2 22-12-6 54-18-8
April 8, 2017 Washington Capitals 3 at Boston Bruins 1 W 32-6-2 23-12-6 55-18-8
April 9, 2017 Florida Panthers 2 at Washington Capitals 0 L 32-7-2 23-12-6 55-19-8
April 13, 2017 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 at Washington Capitals 3 W 1-0-0 0-0-0 1-0-0 OT
April 15, 2017 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Washington Capitals 3 L 1-1-0 0-0-0 1-1-0 2OT
April 17, 2017 Washington Capitals 3 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 L 1-1-0 0-1-0 1-2-0 OT
April 19, 2017 Washington Capitals 5 at Toronto Maple Leafs 4 W 1-1-0 1-1-0 2-2-0
April 21, 2017 Toronto Maple Leafs 1 at Washington Capitals 2 W 2-1-0 1-1-0 3-2-0 OT
April 23, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at Toronto Maple Leafs 1 W 2-1-0 2-1-0 4-2-0 OT
April 27, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins 3 at Washington Capitals 2 L 2-2-0 2-1-0 4-3-0
April 29, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins 6 at Washington Capitals 2 L 2-3-0 2-1-0 4-4-0
May 1, 2017 Washington Capitals 3 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 W 2-3-0 3-1-0 5-4-0 OT
May 3, 2017 Washington Capitals 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 3 L 2-3-0 3-2-0 5-5-0
May 6, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Washington Capitals 4 W 3-3-0 3-2-0 6-5-0
May 8, 2017 Washington Capitals 5 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2 W 3-3-0 4-2-0 7-5-0
May 10, 2017 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Washington Capitals 0 L 3-4-0 4-2-0 7-6-0


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