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:

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-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

About Pat Holden

Pat writes regularly about hockey on Brooks Laichyear and Russian Machine Never Breaks. His work has also appeared on ESPN.com and The Washington Post. You can follow him on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/pfholden

Posted on November 26, 2014, in #fancystats recap, NHL, Washington Capitals and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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