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Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals NHL Prediction, Pick, and Preview 4/10/2022

The Boston Bruins takes on the Washington Capitals on 4/10/2022 at 12:35 PM.

Boston Bruins and Washington Capitals face off today. The Boston Bruins has a record of 45.0-21.0 this season. The Washington Capitals is 39.0-22.0 this season. Both have players to meet and know.

Boston Bruins Team Defense Preview




They give up 2.0 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them among the best in the NHL. Opponents shoot 0.6 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Boston Bruins into 3.2 penalty kill situations per game, which means they may be too aggressive or wrongfully aggressive. They have a penalty kill rate of 82.46%, which is average.

Opponents take 28.7 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and they are average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Boston Bruins Team Offense Preview

They score 2.4 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.7 goals per game in power play situations. They are average in power play situations, nothing special here. Thus far, they have had 2.9 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 22.93% of their shots on the power play.

They take 36.1 shots per game regardless of situation, they are getting their share of shot attempts and they are among the least efficient shooting teams in the NHL so far this season.

Washington Capitals Team Defense Preview

They give up 2.3 goals per game in even strength situations and this puts them as an above average defensive team in these situations. Opponents shoot 0.5 shots per game in power play situations per game against them and this is a sign of strength. Opponents force Washington Capitals into 2.8 penalty kill situations per game and they have kept penalties down relative to the rest of the NHL. They have a penalty kill rate of 81.12%, which is average.

Opponents take 29.2 shots per game regardless of situation, they actively fluster opponents and are among the best in the NHL… and they are below average at keeping the puck from getting in the net.

Washington Capitals Team Offense Preview




They score 2.5 goals per game in even strength situations. This is an average NHL offense. They score 0.6 goals per game in power play situations, the power play is a problem and they are among the worst when opponents are shorthanded. Thus far, they have had 3.0 power play opportunities per game this season. This means that they score on 20.0% of their shots on the power play, they would be considered mediocre in these situations.

They take 31.3 shots per game regardless of situation. They are not getting enough shot attempts as they would probably like and they are average in their shot quality.

The Boston Bruins Roster

The Players to Watch for Boston Bruins

Charlie McAvoy D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 20.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 8 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 43 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 51 points this season, which makes him a significant offensive player on his team. He makes 5.8% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Brandon Carlo D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 6.0 this season. He has scored 6 goals this season, he is not as much of a factor as a scorer and he has 9 assists this season, he is not as engaged as a distributor. This puts him at 15 points this season, he is a below average offensive contributor. He makes 5.2% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

David Pastrnak RW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 10.0 this season. He has scored 38 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 33 assists this season, he is an above average distributor. This puts him at 71 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 12.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.





The Washington Capitals Roster

The Players to Watch for Washington Capitals

John Carlson D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 10.0 this season. He has scored 13 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 48 assists this season, he is among the best in the NHL at setting up teammates. This puts him at 61 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the division. He makes 8.0% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Alex Ovechkin LW

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 4.0 this season. He has scored 44 goals this season, which is among the best in the NHL and he has 38 assists this season, he is a strong distributor. This puts him at 82 points this season, which makes him a very significant offensive player in the NHL. He makes 14.5% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Dmitry Orlov D

His impact is felt through his on-ice plus/minus, which is 19.0 this season, which generally means good things when he is on the ice. He has scored 11 goals this season, he is an average scoring threat and he has 19 assists this season. This puts him at 30 points this season, he is an average offensive contributor. He makes 9.9% of his shots this season, he is among the weakest in shot efficiency in the NHL.

Boston Bruins vs. Washington Capitals Prediction, Picks, and Odds


Prediction: Boston Bruins 2 Washington Capitals 3

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