Tag Archives: Washington Capitals Data and Analytics

Postgame Analytics: Shut Out and Sent Out of the Bubble

Photo: @Capitals In what is likely Braden Holtby’s last game as a Washington Capital, the Caps’ offense never got started in a 4-0 rout at the hand of the Islanders, losing the series 4-1. With a pair of goals by … Continue reading

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Report: Sportradar To Be Awarded Exclusive Rights To NHL Gambling Data

Graphic: Sportradar According to Sportico, the National Hockey League (NHL) will award Sportradar the exclusive rights to distribute its gambling data to sports books in the U.S. and abroad.

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Dragging Since December: The Analytics Behind the Washington Capitals’ Prolonged Rut

December 8, 2019. The Washington Capitals are 22-4-5, good for 49 standings points, and sit three points clear of the Boston Bruins as the best team in the NHL. The Capitals have a nine-point lead in the Metropolitan Division. Many … Continue reading

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The Approaching NHL Data Divide: Next-Gen NHL Data Will Likely Be A Case Of the “Haves” and “Have Nots”

Graphic: Nastel It’s no secret that the NHL is in the process of making a generational leap in data sourcing, aggregation and analysis that will redefine the way the game is analyzed. Hockey “big data” is essentially making the leap … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Teams: The Capitals’ Drastic Regression Started Earlier Than One Might Think

Patrick Smith/Getty Images For the past seven games, since they returned from the NHL All-Star bye week, the Capitals have struggled to rekindle the momentum the team had earlier in the season, going 3-4-0 since coming off the week-long break. … Continue reading

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Postgame Analysis: Caps Fall to Penguins in First Matchup of the Season

Scott Taetsch/Getty Images In their first matchup against the Pittsburgh Penguins this season, the Caps fell behind in the second period and were unable to retake the lead. After a relatively flat first two periods, the Caps came out roaring … Continue reading

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Commissioner Bettman Provides Update On Puck-Tracking Technology Rollout

Speaking at the Prime Time Sports and Entertainment Sports Management Conference on Monday morning, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said he is hopeful puck-tracking technology will be in place before the start of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. This is the … Continue reading

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Checking In: 7 Keys to the Capitals Winning a Second Stanley Cup

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Prior to the start of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, we outlined seven keys to the Capitals returning and winning a second Stanley Cup in three seasons (here). We’ll take a look at how the … Continue reading

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Capitals at Predators – Another Blown Lead In Smashville: Inside The Numbers

Photo: Frederick Breedon/Getty Images The Washington Capitals squandered a third-straight third period lead, gave up four goals in the final frame and fell to the Predators 6-5 Thursday night at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. This was the Capitals seventh consecutive loss … Continue reading

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7 Keys To The Capitals Winning a Second Stanley Cup

Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today Sports, via Reuters If the Capitals are to win their second Stanley Cup in three seasons, there’s a number of things that the team will need to accomplish, address, and adjust to climb the proverbial … Continue reading

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