The Caps went down to Raleigh and extended their winning streak to six games with a 4-3 win over the Hurricanes. The Caps now hold a 19-7-3 record and their +16 goal differential, while only good for fourth in the Metro, is sixth in the NHL.
Here are some numbers from the win.
The Caps won the 5-on-5 shot attempt battle 42-37, thanks to a really strong second half of the game. Once adjusting for score, the shot attempts were 42-38, still in favor of the Caps. So, the tight score just about entirely nullified score effects in the game. Here are some more numbers, all at 5-on-5 unless otherwise noted:
All stats vis hockeystats.ca, Natural Stat Trick, and Corsica
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