Caps vs. Blue Jackets #fancystats recap
The Caps beat the Blue Jackets 4-2 and now have a record of 7-5-3. Here’s a look at some #fancystats from the game. First the 5-on-5 shot attempt chart, followed by some more 5-on-5 numbers.
-The Caps lost the shot attempt battle, 46-35. In close-game situations (within 1 in the 1st 2 periods, tied in the 3rd), the Caps won the shot attempt battle 10-9.
-Nate Schmidt had the best on-ice shot attempt differential at +8 (duh).
-Brooks Orpik and Jason Chimera had the worst shot attempt differential at -10.
-Schmidt, Green, Johansson, Niskanen, and Alzner were on the ice for the most Caps shot attempts (14).
-Alzner was on the ice for the most shot attempts against (22).
-Johansson, Brouwer, and Burakovksy had the easiest zone starts, starting 100% of their shifts in the offensive zone.
-O’Brien and Latta had the toughest zone starts, starting 28.5% of their shifts in the offensive zone.
-By the way, Nate Schmidt had the toughest zone starts of any Caps D, starting just 37.5% of his shifts in the offensive zone.
CAPS WIN! HAVE A GOOD NIGHT!