Tag Archives: Caps Shots Per Game
Al Davis once famously stated back in the day, “Just win, baby!” And while the motto will always hold true in the sports universe, there are times when a win can be deflated a bit by the underlying performance of the … Continue reading
One of the key facets of Coach Peter Laviolette’s offensive strategy is generating a large quantity of shots on goal, rather than focusing on the quality of chances. This concept is opposite of what previous head coaches Barry Trotz and … Continue reading
In round 1, the Washington Capitals were upset by the youthful Carolina Hurricanes. Continue reading
Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals turned in another spotty effort against the Stars on Saturday night. The game was marred by numerous defensive blunders, some leading directly to goals. Despite the disjointed effort, the Caps rallied, … Continue reading
The Capitals are 2-2-1 through the first five games of the season. For comparison, they were 3-1-1 last year, a fairly similar start. So, how are the Capitals shooting the puck through the first five games of the season? Let’s take … Continue reading
The Capitals Finished Last in the League in Shots Per Game This Season and Won The Stanley Cup: How Rare Is That?
Photo: NHL via Getty Images Wayne Gretzky once famously said, “you miss 100% of the shots you don’t take”. Sage life-advice from the “Great One”. However, that quote seemed to have very little impact on the 2017-2018 Washington Capitals, as … Continue reading