Capitals play the Jets after Milano's hat trick

Winnipeg Jets (44-21-5, third in the Central Division) vs. Washington Capitals (34-26-9, fourth in the Metropolitan Division)

Washington; Sunday, 12:30 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Jets -149, Capitals +125; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Washington Capitals host the Winnipeg Jets after Sonny Milano recorded a hat trick in the Capitals' 7-6 shootout win against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Washington has gone 18-11-5 in home games and 34-26-9 overall. The Capitals have a 13-2-5 record in one-goal games.

Winnipeg has a 21-12-3 record in road games and a 44-21-5 record overall. The Jets have a 19-8-2 record in games their opponents serve more penalty minutes.

Sunday's game is the second time these teams meet this season. The Jets won the previous meeting 3-0.

TOP PERFORMERS: Dylan Strome has scored 23 goals with 34 assists for the Capitals. John Carlson has one goal and six assists over the last 10 games.

Mark Scheifele has 22 goals and 41 assists for the Jets. Kyle Connor has scored five goals over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Capitals: 6-4-0, averaging 3.2 goals, five assists, 3.5 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.

Jets: 5-5-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.3 assists, 2.6 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Capitals: Nicklas Backstrom: out (hip), Aliaksei Protas: day to day (lower-body), T.J. Oshie: day to day (upper-body).

Jets: Gabriel Vilardi: out (spleen).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.