Caps vs Bruins #fancystats recap
The Caps beat the Bruins 4-0 to move to 1-0-1 on the season. Alex Ovechkin had 2 goals while Mike Green and John Carlson added 1 a piece. Here are some stats from the game.
-The Bruins had a 5-on-5 shot attempt advantage of 42-25. The close-game 5-on-5 shot attempt totals were 8-7 in favor of the Bruins.
-Caps on faceoffs: Backstrom 3 for 10, Burakovsky 1 for 5, Laich 2 for 8, Kuznetsov 2 for 4, Ward 1 for 2, O’Brien 1 for 1, Brouwer 1 for 1. Ouch.
-The Caps best CorsiRel player was Karl Alzner at +33.30%
-The Caps worst CorsiRel player was Brooks Orpik at -34.00%
-Matt Niskanen led all Caps in on-ice shot attempts for with 16
-Brooks Orpik was on the ice for most shot attempts against with 21
-Brooks Laich and Jason Chimera saw the toughest zone starts, starting just 25% of their shifts in the offensive zone.
-Liam O’Brien, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Marcus Johnasson saw 100% ZS%.
-Only 3 Caps had a CF% above 50%. Karl Alzner (57.69%) , Matt Niskanen (57.14%), and Joel Ward (60%).
-Only 4 Bruins had a CF% below 50%, but who cares about their names
-Nate Schmidt, possession monster update: -15.35% CorsiRel. Not even Nate is perfect.
All numbers courtesy of War on Ice