Tag Archives: Inside The Numbers

Capitals at Lightning – Inside The Numbers: Rally Falls Short in Tampa Bay

Photo: Scott Audette/Getty Images The Washington Capitals‘ first meeting of the season with the league-leading Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night did not go as well as the Caps had hoped as they fell 6-3. While the Capitals came up short, … Continue reading

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Capitals at Rangers – Inside The Numbers: King Of The Hill, Top Of The Heap

Photo by Jared Silber/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals trip to New York this weekend was a perfect four-point effort. With wins over the Islanders (here) and Rangers (here), the Capitals are now sitting atop the Metropolitan Division, two points … Continue reading

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Capitals at Blackhawks – Inside The Numbers: Another One Bites The Dust

Photo: @MonSportsNet The Capitals entered this afternoon’s contest riding a season-long four-game losing streak. This one started much the same, as a porous Capitals defense gave up two goals in an 80-second span of the opening frame, and four goals … Continue reading

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Islanders at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Offensive Struggles Continue

Photo: @Capitals As luck would have it, Barry Trotz’ first visit back to Capital One Arena was also a battle for first place in Metropolitan Division. Unfortunately for the Capitals, the former coach came away with the win and first … Continue reading

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Capitals at Predators – Inside The Numbers: Ready, Set…..Nope

Photo by John Russell/NHLI via Getty Images It was bad from the start, with brief glimmers of hope interlaced within an otherwise decisively poor outing for the defending champs. A well-rested Predators squad took full advantage of a team playing … Continue reading

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Blues at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: All Blues

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The game seemed to start right for the Capitals with a power play goal from Alex Ovechkin, but it was all Blues after that. In fact, it was all Blues from start to … Continue reading

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Capitals at Bruins – Inside The Numbers: Capitals “Old Guard” Answer-Goals Give Caps Win

Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The Bruins outplayed the Capitals in this one, winning most statistical categories with the exception of the one that matters most, the final score. Alex Ovechkin would score a pair of goals for a 4-2 … Continue reading

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Flyers at Capitals – Inside The Numbers: Jakub Vrana, T.J. Oshie Score Twice

Photo: Monumental Sports The Capitals started strong in this one, but floundered a bit in the final frame. In the end, the Capitals would secure a 5-3 victory against the struggling Flyers. The Capitals now hit the road for a quick … Continue reading

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Capitals at Red Wings – Inside The Numbers: A Late Rally Halts Skid

Photo: NHL via Getty Images It wasn’t pretty, but as they say, there are no “style points”. The Capitals rallied for the two points Sunday night in Detroit, going 1-1-1 on this brief three-game road trip. The Capitals are now “winging” … Continue reading

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Capitals at Stars – Inside the Numbers: Better Shooting, Same Result

Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images The Capitals looked better than 24 hours prior against the Blues in St. Louis, but the result was the same, as the Capitals fell 2-1 in overtime. The loss was the Capitals third straight. Shot … Continue reading

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