Arizona Coyotes 2014-2015 Preview: Arizona Coyotes vs Washington Capitals

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Nov 9, 2013; Glendale, AZ, USA; Phoenix Coyotes center Antoine Vermette (50) scores against Washington Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) in the overtime shootout at Arena. The Coyotes defeated the Capitals 4-3 in the overtime shootout. Mandatory Credit: Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

Continuing our series of 2014-2015 season previews, we here at Howlin Hockey are going to take a look at one of the teams in the East that may make or break us next season.

That’s right, guys- today, we’re looking at the Washington Capitals, with the help of the good people over at Stars and Sticks. We asked Staff Writer Dave Stevenson a smorgasbord of questions relating to the Capitals and Coyotes, from the Caps’ new head coach to both teams playoff chances. We even got down and dirty in the net, asking which team has the better shootout squad.

Its actually quite apt that I’m the one who gets to tackle the Caps; the first ever hockey game I attended, back in October of 2008, was a Coyotes home game against the Capitals. The Coyotes ended up winning that game 2-1- so without too much bias, let’s look at how things shake out between these two FanSided writers-