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Capital Trends: Statistical Trends For The Washington Capitals Through The First 31 Games Of The Season

Photo: AP/Nick Wass In this post we will review rolling statistical averages for the Capitals for the first 31 games of the season. (All stats are presented at even strength (5.5) and courtesy of Natural Stat Trick).

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Positive Trends: Capitals Stats Show An Improving Team In February

While their record says the team was fairly successful in January, taking home at least a point in each of the nine games, and says that February has been much the opposite, losing the first four games of the month, … Continue reading

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Peter Laviolette Agrees Work Needs To Be Done, But The Last Few Games Have Shown Improvement

After an impressive month of January, the Washington Capitals have started the month of February with a dose of reality, losing their first three games of the month. And while that may leave many of the Caps faithful with a … Continue reading

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Better than Expected: How the Capitals’ Actual ‘Goals For’ Outpace Expected ‘Goals For’

Photo: @Capitals Over the past five seasons and through the first four games of the 2021 NHL regular season, the Capitals’ actual goal scoring has routinely outperformed the expected ‘goals for’ metric. This can be explained by a multitude of … Continue reading

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