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.
-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.