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Justin Williams | Winger | #14

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (35) / 10/4/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 188
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 1 (28) / PHI
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Justin Williams has found the back of the net in three of his last four games.
Williams has 15 goals and 25 points in 44 contests this season. Those 15 markers are more impressive when you consider that he scored just twice in his first 24 games. Jan 17 - 5:08 AM

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Justin Williams' hot streak continued on Sunday afternoon versus Philadelphia.

The veteran winger netted a pair of goals in Sunday's 5-0 win over the Flyers. Williams has generated six goals and five helpers over his last eight outings. For the season he now has 14 goals and 24 points in 43 games.
Jan 15 - 4:05 PM

Justin Williams found the back of the net in Washington's 5-2 win over Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Williams has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last seven games. That's helping him overcome his slow start to the 2016-17 campaign. He has 12 goals and 22 points in 41 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 12 - 11:43 AM

Justin Williams had a goal and two assists against the Maple Leafs Tuesday.

Williams has been on a tear of late with three goals and eight points in his last five games, giving him 10 goals and 19 points in 37 games. He got off to an extremely slow start but has really come on of late and deserves to be in someone's lineup at this time in fantasy hockey.
Jan 4 - 10:24 AM

Justin Williams picked up a pair of points during Saturday's 6-2 win over the Devils.

The veteran winger scored both a goal and an assist during the match, giving him nine goals and 15 points in 35 games this season.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 04:57:00 PM

Justin Williams scored his fifth of the season Sunday.

The winger had only two goals in his first 24 games but has three markers in his last three contests. Williams has been a consistent 20 goal scorer in the NHL and while he has a long way to go this season, he is capable of turning it on.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 10:55:00 AM

Justin Williams scored a pair of goals in Wednesday's 4-3 OT win over the Boston Bruins.

Williams scored the first two goals of the game in the first period. Daniel Winnik eventually gave Washington a 3-0 lead, but the Bruins managed to score three unanswered goals to force OT. In the extra frame, it was Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom that scored the game-winner. The offensive output doubled Williams' goal total for the season. The veteran winger has four goals and three assists in 25 games this season. Those numbers are disappointing by his standards.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 11:38:00 PM

Justin Williams found the back of the net in a 7-1 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Williams snapped an 11-game goal scoring drought. He has two goals and three points in 16 games this season.
Thu, Nov 17, 2016 11:37:00 AM

Justin Williams scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to the Penguins.

The loss means that the Capitals' season is officially over, as they lost the series 4-2. Washington trailed 3-0 in the second period, but they managed to battle back and eventually forced overtime. Unfortunately for the Caps, the Penguins dominated the overtime period. Nick Bonino scored the game-winner for Pittsburgh. Williams finishes the postseason with three goals and seven points in 12 games.
Tue, May 10, 2016 11:32:00 PM

Justin Williams lit the lamp in the Capitals’ 3-1 win in Game 5 against the Penguins on Saturday night.

With five points, Williams has had a quiet postseason, until recently. He has points in three games in a row, and both of his goals in that stretch. The Capitals need to get it to a Game 7, because that’s when Williams, Mr. Game 7, is at his best. Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie each got a goal and an assist.
Sat, May 7, 2016 10:20:00 PM

Justin Williams was moved down to the third line for Friday's practice.

The Capitals appear to be shaking on their lines, which isn't surprising given that they're on the brink of elimination heading into Game 5 against Pittsburgh on Saturday. Williams has been disappointing so far in the playoffs with a goal and four points in 10 contests, but on the plus side he has recorded two points in his last two games.
Fri, May 6, 2016 11:15:00 AM

Justin Williams recorded an assist in the Capitals' 3-2 overtime loss to Pittsburgh Wednesday night.

Williams has a goal and four points in 10 postseason games. During the regular season he had 22 goals and 52 points in 82 contests.
Thu, May 5, 2016 11:18:00 AM

Justin Williams netted a goal in Washington's 3-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Monday.

Williams snapped out of his goal scoring slump that dated back to March 28. While he has a reputation for stepping up in the playoffs, Williams has just three points in nine postseason games this year.
Tue, May 3, 2016 09:47:00 AM

Justin Williams had a blunt way of describing the Capitals' showing in the first 40 minutes of Game 2 on Saturday.

Washington was outshot by Pittsburgh 28-8 by the second intermission. "We talked between the second and third, knowing we were getting embarrassed out there," Williams said. Washington did bounce back in the third frame, but it wasn't enough to stop the Penguins' 2-1 victory. Pittsburgh are an incredibly tough team to make up ground against. Pittsburgh was 39-0-0 when leading through two periods in the 2015-16 campaign and 4-0-0 in the playoffs.
Mon, May 2, 2016 04:53:00 AM

The Washington Capitals second line of Justin Williams, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Andre Burakovsky have yet to find the back of the net in the playoffs.

The line has 36 shots on goal in the five games with nary a goal. The Caps need the trio to start producing if they hope to put away the Philadelphia Flyers in either of the two possible remaining games of the series.
Sun, Apr 24, 2016 10:18:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Andre Burakovsky
4Daniel Winnik
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Brett Connolly
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer