On Friday, the Caps beat their nemesis Pittsburgh Penguins in relatively convincing fashion. This victory led fans, myself included, to believe that things could be back on the right track for DC’s hockey team. We who believed such a thing were wrong. Instead of another satisfactory effort against the Edmonton Oilers, we got one of the worst efforts in the entire Alex Ovechkin era. And yet, the Caps still somehow escaped with a 2-1 victory.
The Capitals were out-attempted by the Oilers five-on-five 62 to 28. They were also out shot 30 to 19.
Headline photo: Patrick McDermott
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