Tag Archives: Statistics

Behind the Stats: Digging Deeper Into the Capitals/Blue Jackets First Round Matchup

A statistical breakdown between the Washington Capitals and Columbus Blue Jackets before they head into their first postseason matchup. Continue reading

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The Balance of Power in the Eastern Conference: Is the Metropolitan Division Stronger than the Atlantic Division?

From top to bottom, which Division in the NHL Eastern Conference is more competitive? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals: Second Quarter Review- 2017-2018

Believe it or not, but the Capitals’ season is halfway over. The team has played 41 games (exactly half of the 82-game season) and have performed quite well despite a rash of injuries, a less-experienced blueline, and the offseason departures … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 2-1 Shootout Win Vs Edmonton

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Sometimes you have to thank one guy for getting you a win. Tonight the Capitals can thank one of the best goaltenders in the world, Braden Holtby, for their 2-1 shootout victory over the Edmonton … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 4-1 Win Vs Pittsburgh

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images I’ll stop short of saying that this was a great game by the Washington Capitals, but it was a very good game. It was Washington who walked away 4-1 winners on Friday night … Continue reading

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Scoring Chance Creation a Real Problem for Capitals

​ Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images Since the Capitals lost to the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night, much has been made about the Capitals’ inability to generate shots and scoring chances. The reaction seems a bit of an … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 3-1 Loss At Buffalo

If you like high-flying offense with a lot of goals, the game between the Washington Capitals and Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night was not the game for you. This was a game between two average offensive teams and only one … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 3-2 OT Win Vs Arizona

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images No game is an easy game in the National Hockey League. Whether your team is facing the best team in the league or a two win team fifteen games into the season, every game is a … Continue reading

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The Low-down: Looking at Capitals’ Stats Compared to Last Season

AP Photo/Gary Wiepert It’s no secret that the current 2017-18 Washington Capitals may not be as good of a team as the teams that captured back-to-back Metropolitan Division titles and back-to-back President’s Trophies. But it’s early. In this piece, NoVa … Continue reading

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Stats And Analysis From The Capitals 3-2 Win At Boston

The domination over the Bruins continues. It’s ten straight wins now after the Capitals defeated the B’s 3-2 on Saturday night. Somewhat of a strange game if you ask me, so let’s dive into the numbers. 

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