Capitals tonight

February 09, 1997

Opponent: Edmonton Oilers

Site: Edmonton (Alberta) Coliseum

Time: 8

Radio: WTEM (570 AM), WWLG (1360 AM)

Outlook: Washington is slogging through another woeful stretch at 2-6-1 in its past nine games. F Peter Bondra has been the Caps' lone positive during the skein, with five goals recently to rank fifth in the NHL with 32 goals. The Oilers have won five straight and seven of their past nine. Edmonton is coming off a 5-2 win over Calgary, which beat the Caps by the same score Friday. Oilers G Curtis Joseph is sixth in the NHL with 23 wins and second with six shutouts.

Pub Date: 2/09/97

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