The Washington Capitals look to start a new winning streak on Tuesday night when they host the struggling Anaheim Ducks at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. After a torrid 7-0 start to the 2011-2012 season, the Caps dropped two consecutive road games, at Edmonton and and at Vancouver, last week. After three days of rest, the Caps return to their home ice Tuesday night, their first game at home since October, 22nd.
The Ducks are also on a two-game losing streak, having dropped road games at Minnesota and Nashville on Thursday and Saturday of last week. Like the Caps, Anaheim also started the new year well but has since struggled with five losses in its previous six games.
Who: Washington Capitals (7-2-0, 14 points) vs. Anaheim Ducks (5-5-1, 11 points)
Where: Verizon Center, Washington D.C.
When: 7:30 p.m. est
TV Information: Broadcast nationally on Versus; local coverage on Locally, the game will be broadcast on Comcast Sports Net Washington D.C. with Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin.
Radio: Capitals Radio 1500.