If you ignore the fact that there used to be a thing called “ties,” this is a very impressive statistic.
According to the fine people at the Capitals PR, the Caps’ 78 points this season are the second-most in NHL history through the first 53 games of a season. Who do they trail? The 2015-16 Capitals (40-9-4, 84 points) of course!
Here are some more delicious stats from the Caps:
Vogs has one more juicy stat that I’ll share.
— Mike Vogel (@VogsCaps) February 5, 2017
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