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Justin Williams | Winger | #14

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (34) / 10/4/1981
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 186
Drafted: 2000 / Rd. 1 (28) / PHI
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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. Apr 24 - 10:18 AM

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Justin Williams took four minors on Friday.

The eight minutes he served in the sin bin did not help the cause as the Flyers upended the Capitals 2-0 despite Washington outshooting Philadelphia 44-11. Williams is not a big penalty minute player, so the time spent in the penalty box was a surprise.
Apr 23 - 10:10 AM

Justin Williams recorded two assists in the Capitals' 6-1 victory over Philadelphia in Game 3 on Monday.

Williams had been held off the scoresheet in the first two games of this playoff series. It will be particularly interesting to see how Williams does as the postseason progresses, given his reputation as a player that steps up in the playoffs. During the 2015-16 regular season he had 22 goals and 52 points in 82 contests.
Apr 19 - 9:40 AM

Justin Williams had a game-high four shots on goal in Sunday's 2-0 loss to the Anaheim Ducks.

The Capitals had nothing to play for in this one and they made several key players sit. That could explain their lackluster performance. Williams didn't get his team on the scoreboard but he did play in his 1000th NHL game. The Capitals will open the playoffs against the Philadelphia Flyers.
Apr 10 - 11:31 PM

It'll be a momentous occasion for Justin Williams on Sunday, as he'll skate in his 1,000th career NHL game.

While Williams' career was marred by injuries through age-28, he's been a beacon of health and consistency since. In fact, with two more games played this weekend he'll will have played a full season without missing a game for the sixth time in his career. With just one game missed since 2010-11 to boot. Williams has three Cups and a Conn Smythe to his well earned "Mr. Game Seven" moniker, all the while posting 249 goals and 634 points along the way. A remarkable career to say the least.
Apr 8 - 10:33 PM

Justin Williams fired a team-high seven shots on goal in a 4-0 loss to St. Louis on Saturday.

That's the most shots Williams has recorded in a single game this season, but he has nothing to show for it. He remains at 21 goals and 49 points.
Mar 27 - 12:47 AM

Justin Williams recorded an assist in a 6-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Williams has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last six games. He has 21 goals and 49 points in 71 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 21 - 9:21 AM

Justin Williams found the back of the net in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the Sharks.

Williams' second period goal tied the game at two before the Sharks scored three unanswered goals in the third period. The veteran winger has 20 goals and 47 points in 68 games this season. He's hit the 20-goal mark for the fifth time in his career.
Mar 13 - 11:44 AM

Justin Williams had an assist in a 4-3 overtime loss to Los Angeles on Wednesday.

It was Williams' first game in Los Angeles since he signed with Washington over the summer. He has 19 goals and 46 points in 67 contests in 2015-16.
Mar 10 - 9:41 AM

Justin Williams scored the game-winning goal with under one minute remaining in overtime to give the Caps a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders.

Williams also added an assist in the victory to boost his production to 19 goals and 41 points in 56 games.
Feb 18 - 10:15 PM

Justin Williams scored a hat trick in Sunday's 5-2 win over the New York Rangers.

Williams scored the insurance goal in the second period before scoring twice in the third frame (including an empty net goal). The 34-year-old 16 goals and 31 points in 45 games in his first season with the Capitals. Alex Ovechkin and Marcus Johansson also scored for Washington.
Jan 17 - 8:24 PM

Justin Williams netted a goal in a 7-1 win against Ottawa on Sunday.

Williams has 13 goals and 27 points in 42 contests this season. That's a solid showing from him thus far, but of course what people are waiting for is to see how he does in the playoffs. He has an earned reputation of strong play in the postseason and if he comes up big for Washington in the 2016 playoffs then that alone will make his two-year, $6.5 million contract worth it.
Jan 11 - 6:14 AM

Justin Williams scored a pair of goals and an assist in Sunday's 7-3 win over the New York Rangers.

Williams opened the scoring in the first period and increased Washington's lead to 5-3 with his second of the game. Williams also assisted on Evgeny Kuznetsov's 10th goal of the season. The 34-year-old has 10 goals and 23 points in 32 games. Nicklas Backstrom and Marcus Johansson also had three-point nights for Washington.
Sun, Dec 20, 2015 09:47:00 PM

Justin Williams had an assist in a 2-1 victory over Ottawa on Wednesday.

It was Williams' first assist since Nov. 12. He now has eight goals and 19 points in 30 contests in 2015-16.
Thu, Dec 17, 2015 11:35:00 AM

Justin Williams has five goals and no assists in his last 13 games.

Williams had a great hot streak just before that, so he's averaged out to 18 points in 28 games in 2015-16. Going into the season, there was some speculation about the possibility of him playing alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom, but it's T.J. Oshie that's been playing in that coveted role more often than not. With that in mind, Williams is having a fairly strong campaign by his regular season standards.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 08:53:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Marcus Johansson
4Mike Richards
5Michael Latta
6Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Andre Burakovsky
3Jason Chimera
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Sill
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
8Mike Weber
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Dan Ellis