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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

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Update on Capitals Shooting Statistics after 52 Games: Good or Bad, It’s “Steady As She Goes”

With 52 of 82 games in the books, the Capitals team identity and style of play is starting to take shape. The team was hampered with significant injuries through the first 34 games of the season, but have been really … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Capitals Prepare For a Two-Game Set With Columbus

After 2 straight losses, can the Washington Capitals rebound against the Columbus Blue Jackets? Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Shot Production Woes Continue: Is This An Approaching Cliff or a Benign Blip? (Part II)

Photo: NHL/Getty Images Three weeks ago we began to dig a little deeper into the issue concerning the Capitals woeful shot production. You may recall that this has been an issue all season for the Capitals, so we wanted to … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Problem with Generating Shots: A Burgeoning Bubble or a Negligible Aberration?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images There it is. There’s no mistaking it. Stats nerds have been keeping one eye peeled on it at all times this season – the proverbial “elephant in the room”, if you will. The Capitals are at … Continue reading

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