Caps vs. Islanders #fancystats recap
The Caps lost to the Islanders in OT, 3-2. The Caps the 5-on-5 shot attempt battle, 57-38. That’s not good at all.
5-on-5 shot attempt chart:
-Tom Wilson led the Caps with a +4 on-ice shot attempt differential. Only two other players weren’t in the negative, Jack Hillen and Alex Ovechkin were even 0
-Troy Brouwer had the worst shot attempt differential at -14.
-Tom Wilson was on the ice for the most Caps shot attempts (20).
-Karl Alzner was on the ice for the most shot attempts against (23).
-Eric Fehr faced the toughest zone starts, starting 45.45% of shifts in the offensive zone
-Andre Burakovsky faced the easiest zone starts, starting 100% of shifts in the offensive zone. He also appeared to be benched for the last 10 minutes or so of regulation
-Nate Schmidt, possession monster, update: 87.5% ZS, -4 in shot attempts