Caps vs. Devils #fancystats recap

The Caps lost to the Devils 1-0 and now have a record of 7-6-3. 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.

L vs. NJD Shot Chart

-The Caps lost the shot attempt battle, 36-34. In close-game situations (within 1 in the 1st 2 periods, tied in the 3rd), the Caps lost the shot attempt battle again, 33-26.

-Brooks Orpik had the best on-ice shot attempt differential at +5 (whoa)

-Karl Alzner had the worst shot attempt differential at -10.

-Mike Green was on the ice for the most Caps shot attempts (15).

-Alzner was on the ice for the most shot attempts against (18).

-Jay Beagle and Alex Ovechkin had the easiest zone starts, starting 88.89% of their shifts in the offensive zone.

-Joel Ward, Eric Fehr, and Jason Chimera had the toughest zone starts, starting 0% of their shifts in the offensive zone.

L vs. NJD Shift Chart

About Margaret Stuart

Maryland native and Caps blogger. Twitter: @mpstuart16

Posted on November 14, 2014, in hockey, NHL, Washington Capitals. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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