The finish line is in sight for the 2016-17 regular season and, despite Friday’s drubbing at the hands of the Coyotes and the fact that this Caps team will be judged by what they do in the playoffs, it’d be hard to argue this regular season in its entirety has been anything but a smashing success.
Here’s a non-exhaustive list of some of the reasons this regular season has been so great:
So yeah, this team has had an excellent season and has been a lot of fun to watch. While this won’t excuse anything that may or may not happen in the playoffs, it shouldn’t be forgotten that this is an era we’ll be able to look back on fondly.
Let’s do the snapshot and dig a little deeper into the numbers.
|Last 25 games||53.8||54.0||52.1||100.0|
— Ladd Sisco (@LaddSisco) April 1, 2017
— Samuel Berry (@SamuelBerry4) April 1, 2017
Top 15 5v4 five man units in the NHL, minimum 30 minutes. pic.twitter.com/44Xwf5UfFx
— dellowhockey (@dellowhockey) March 31, 2017
@pfholden If Nate Schmidt is in the press box and smiles, but no one is there to see it, does Barry Trotz really have a soul?
— Kyle Otter (@capshockey003) April 1, 2017
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