Caps vs. Sharks #fancystats recap
The Caps fell to the Sharks in a shootout, 6-5. The Caps are now 1-0-2 on the season. Here’s a look at some stats from the game, particularly the #fancystats.
-The Caps had a 5-on-5 shot attempt advantage of 55-37. In “close” score situations, the advantage was 6-3, Sharks.
-Caps W-L on faceoffs. Backstrom 8-11, Burakovsky 3-6, Kuznetsov 3-5, Johansson 1-0, Latta 3-1, Ward 4-2, Laich 4-2.
-The Caps best CorsiRel player was Green at +27.01%
-The Caps worst CorsiRel player was Laich at -21.93%
-Nick Backstrom was on the ice for the most Caps shot attempts with 25.
-Matt Niskanen was on the ice for the most Sharks shot attempts against with 20 (But 24 for the Caps)
-The toughest ZS% went to Troy Brouwer and Marcus Johansson, who didn’t start any shifts in the offensive zone.
-Liam O’Brien and Evgeny Kuznetsov saw the highest ZS% at 83.3%.
-Only 3 Caps were below 50% CF: Laich, Chimera, and Ward.
-Nate Schmidt (possession monster) update: Nate was on the ice for 13 shot attempts for and 7 against for a CF% of 64% and a CorsiRel % of +5.79
All stats pulled from War on Ice