2020-21 Washington Capitals Statistics

National Hockey League (NHL)
Team Record: 36-15-5 (SO: 3-2) - 77 points
Finishing 2nd in the NHL's East Division
Postseason: 1-4
Lost first round
First Round - Lost to Boston Bruins 4-1
Coach: Peter Laviolette (36-15, 5 OTL)
Location: Washington, District of Columbia
2020-21 Washington Capitals Roster
2020-21 Washington Capitals Results

The Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League ended the 2020-21 season with a record of 36 wins and 15 losses (and 5 overtime losses), with a 3-2 showing in shootouts for 77 points, finishing second in the NHL's East Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 1-4.

The Capitals scored 191 goals and surrendered 163. Alex Ovechkin netted 24 goals for Washington, and Nicklas Backstrom recorded 38 assists. Vitek Vanecek topped the squad with 21 wins, while Ilya Samsonov recorded a 2.69 goals against average, pacing regularly-used goaltenders.

Peter Laviolette coached the team. The 2020-21 Washington Capitals lost in the first round.

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Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG% TOI ATOI
Nicklas BackstromC5515385314051700009116.5102318:36
John CarlsonD5210344412-531200101287.8123723:47
T.J. OshieC5322214318-3134001010620.895718:04
Alex OvechkinL4524184212-798006018213.287819:30
Tom WilsonR471320339614410408315.777716:32
Evgeny KuznetsovC41920291871700407811.567916:34
Justin SchultzD46324271012080010674.587519:01
Jakub VranaL39111425890400406816.256014:22
Lars EllerC448152321-10400206911.671916:21
Conor ShearyL531482214-11200108815.972713:43
Dmitri OrlovD51814222016020020839.6101019:49
Daniel SprongR42137201270000307417.649011:40
Brenden DillonD56217194915010100513.9106118:57
Garnet HathawayR5661218667000100629.769012:19
Carl HagelinL5661016197001000857.179014:06
Nic DowdC56114153140000306816.280514:22
Nick JensenD5321214145000000603.391717:18
Zdeno CharaD552810445000000673.0100818:19
Richard PanikR3636916-9100000407.541811:36
Anthony ManthaR14448801100003810.524917:45
Michael RafflL1012371000010195.315215:13
Trevor Van RiemsdykD201232-1010000234.334217:05
Michael SgarbossaC50220200000040.04909:48
Daniel CarrL60112-200000050.06110:14
Ilya SamsonovG19011000000000109357:31
Craig AndersonG400000000000016942:11
Philippe MailletC20000-100000010.01809:09
Connor McMichaelC10002000000010.01009:54
Garrett PilonC10000000000001110:40
Brian PinhoC20000-200000030.01607:49
Jonas SiegenthalerD70002-300000030.09413:23
Vitek VanecekG37000000000000211557:11
Totals106418831450251763387522330164711.4


Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T/OL ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Vitek Vanecek3721152110482952.701031936.908
Ilya Samsonov191093134112492.69499450.902
Craig Anderson41692102062.137165.915
Totals603377361551141502.6717511601.914

Postseason - Scoring:

Player Pos GP G A Pts PIM +/- PPG PPA SHG SHA GWG GTG SOG SG% TOI ATOI
Nicklas BackstromC50110-20100090.000:00
John CarlsonD50226-20200080.000:00
T.J. OshieC51340-210000812.500:00
Alex OvechkinL52242-2210002010.000:00
Tom WilsonR51126-3000001010.000:00
Evgeny KuznetsovC30000-10000080.000:00
Justin SchultzD50002-20000040.000:00
Lars EllerC4011000000080.000:00
Conor ShearyL51012-400000520.000:00
Dmitri OrlovD50336-100000120.000:00
Daniel SprongR30114000000110.000:00
Brenden DillonD51010-400000520.000:00
Garnet HathawayR521342000001216.700:00
Carl HagelinL5011010000070.000:00
Nic DowdC52024100001633.300:00
Nick JensenD5000200000060.000:00
Zdeno CharaD5000210000050.000:00
Anthony ManthaR50226001000150.000:00
Michael RafflL40004-20000090.000:00
Daniel CarrL1000200000010.000:00
Ilya SamsonovG30000000000000:00
Craig AndersonG20000000000000:00
Vitek VanecekG10000000000000:00
Totals9610182852-20350011695.9

Postseason - Goaltenders:

Player GP Min W L T ENG SHO GA GAA Shts SVS SV%
Vitek Vanecek1130000014.6243.750
Ilya Samsonov320103000102.999989.899
Craig Anderson21121100052.687065.929
Totals632614000162.94189173.915


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