Caps at Islanders Recap: The Who
Anyone else have Pinball Wizard in their head after those first two Islanders goals?
The Caps lost to the Islanders 4-3 in OT. The Islanders also had the upper hand in even strength shot attempts, 47-40.
Even strength shot attempt chart:
EVEN STRENGTH #FANCYSTATS
-Brooks Laich led the Caps with a +4 on-ice shot attempt differential
-Nick Backstrom had the worst shot attempt differential at -10
-Erich Fehr and Karl Alzner were on the ice for the most Caps shot attempts (16)
-Alex Ovechkin was on the ice for the most shot attempts against (21)
-Michael Latta faced the toughest zone starts, starting 0% of shifts in the offensive zone
-Troy Brouwer, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Jack Hillen, and Mike Green faced the easiest zone starts, starting 100% of shifts in the offensive zone
-Nate Schmidt, possession monster, update: FREE NATE SCHMIDT
-Sorry, time does not allow for non-fancy stuff tonight. Next up: Some Winter Classic thing people keep talking about