The Noon Number

BOSTON, MA - APRIL 25: The Washington Capitals celebrate the overtime win after Game Seven of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 25, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Washington Capitals defeated the Boston Bruins 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

30 - Number of players - 17 forwards, 10 defensemen and three goalies - who played at least one game for the 2011-12 Washington Capitals, tying the franchise mark for fewest players used in a season (1991-92).

(In case you're wondering - and you are - the most players the Caps used in a season was 51 in 2003-04.)

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