The Caps bested the Blue Jackets on Saturday to take a 3-2 series lead. The teams meet again in Columbus on Monday night for Game Six.
The Caps have owned 51.3 percent of the shot attempts five-on-five (288-273) but have been outscored at five-on-five 10-9.
Here’s a look at five takeaways from the first five games of the series.
A lot has gone right for the Caps through five games. The fact that they are only up one game in the series shows just how razor thin the margin for error is in the playoffs. But the Caps have to like their chances if the things mentioned above continue to go their way.
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