The Noon Number

March 27, 2012; Washington, DC, USA; Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller (30) makes a save on Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) in the second period at Verizon Center. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-US PRESSWIRE

9 - Number of times in their last 28 home games (which are also the 28 home games Dale Hunter has coached) that the Caps have been held to a single goal or less, as many times as they'd failed to score twice in their previous 99 games at Verizon Center, dating back to March 8, 2009.

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