Twelve games into the season, not much has gone as planned for the Caps. Among other factors, injuries to important players and struggles on home ice have the Caps at just eleven points, putting the team on the outside looking in on the Eastern Conference playoff race.
But there have also been bright spots. One such spot is Christian Djoos. Through nine career games, Djoos has shown he’s capable of holding down a full-time job in the NHL, which is remarkable for a team as thin on the blue line as the Caps.