The defending champion Washington Capitals are .500 (2-2-1) early this season. Tuesday, head coach Todd Reirden had his team focus on their flaws.
During practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex (which included a fire alarm), the players practiced their skill at faceoffs. According to puckbase.com, the Caps are the second worst team in the NHL at winning draws (43.8 percent). First-line center Evgeny Kuznetsov is a team-worst 35.8 percent , which is why the following happened.