The Noon Number

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

A look at the holes the Caps have dug themselves in the early going

52.4 - Percentage of game time so far in the 2013-14 season during which the Caps have been trailing, with 32.9% of total game time being played with a tie score and just 14.7% with the Caps holding a lead (a number which was just 3.4% prior to last night).

On the plus side, the Caps have either had a lead in or won each of their first four games. On the minus side... they've blown three leads in regulation losses (and didn't have a lead in their one win), and three of the four leads they've held have lasted less than four minutes.

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