Alex Ovechkin leads the Capitals in points since Nov. 24 (8g, 6a) and has 16 even-strength goals this season, which matches his total from the 2016-17 campaign.
The Capitals, who are 6-1-1 in December and are tied with Columbus for first place atop the Metropolitan Division, will host the Anaheim Ducks at 8 p.m. on Saturday at Capital One Arena.
This Day in Capitals History:
Dec. 15, 1999: Olie Kolzig turned aside all 18 shots he faced as the Capitals beat the Atlanta Thrashers 4-0 at Phillips Arena. Steve Konowalchuk, Adam Oates, Dmitri Mironov and Jan Bulis all scored in the first period, accounting for all four Washington goals. Additional info on the Caps history and behind-the-scenes stories can be found in '100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know and Do Before They Die'
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