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Capitals vs. Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: It Will Take One More

Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images That’s a tough loss. Between the Carolina Hurricanes needing a bunch of weird bounces to score and the refs seemingly out to lunch, the Washington Capitals couldn’t clinch the series, so a game seven will … Continue reading

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Capitals vs. Hurricanes – Inside The Numbers: Close But No Cigars

Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell 1-2 to the Carolina Hurricanes, meaning the series is now tied 2-2. The good news, if you think there is any, the Caps played a lot better than last game, which … Continue reading

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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 Maple Leafs – Inside the Numbers: Impressive Showing In Toronto

Photo: Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images We mentioned earlier in the week that the Capitals at Maple Leafs game was one of our 10 “measuring stick” games. One of the remaining games on the Capitals regular season schedule that should … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tape: A Statistical Comparison Between This Season and Last Season

The Capitals are 53 games into their 2018-2019 campaign. We decided to take a quick look at the teams current basic stats and compare them to last season (after 53 games) and provide a brief analysis. A number of the … 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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Charting and Analysis of Zone Exits and Zone Entries for Jets at Capitals

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As we continue our season-long look at Capitals possession characteristics within a game, we shift our focus to varying methods utilized for puck control and puck movement for zone transitions. This post is the first in a … Continue reading

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Stats From The Capitals 4-1 Preseason Loss vs New Jersey

Photo: CSN Capitals The preseason keeps rolling along. On Wednesday night it was game number 5. Unfortunately game number 5 was similar to the other preseason games and preseason losses. The Capitals lost to the New Jersey Devils 4-1. 

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The Capitals Need More Even-Strength Goals From Alex Ovechkin This Season

Alex Ovechkin has been arguably the best goal-scorer of his generation, setting numerous records via lighting the lamp, and has done it in every way imaginable, compiling goals both at even-strength and especially on the power play. But it’s the … Continue reading

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