DUCKS VS. WASHINGTON CAPITALS
When: Tuesday, 7 p.m. PST.
On the air: TV: NBCSN; Radio: 830.
Update: The Ducks return to national television with a game against the Capitals, who lead the Metropolitan Division with 81 points. Anaheim wiil face a formidable test in Alexander Ovechkin, who leads the NHL with 40 goals. When the teams met in Washington in December, Ovechkin scored the winner in overtime.
The Ducks have points in seven of their last eight games. Rickard Rakell has six points in his last three games, and Cam Fowler has four during that stretch. John Gibson figures to start in net for the Ducks. His .947 save percentage since the All-Star break is tops in the league. He’s given up two goals or fewer in eight of his last nine outings, with a 7-1-1 record.