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The Noon Number: Sharing the Wealth

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A look at the season opener's balanced attack

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

9 - Number of Capitals who picked up at least a point in Saturday night's season-opening win over the Devils. The 5-3 victory over the Division rivals featured multi-point games for five different Caps, and four of the nine players to get on the scoresheet were defensemen... including Brooks Orpik, who picked up his first goal since arriving in Washington.

Here's the full breakdown:

G A P
Justin Williams 0 2 2
Jason Chimera 1 1 2
Matt Niskanen 1 1 2
Alex Ovechkin 1 1 2
John Carlson 0 2 2
Dmitry Orlov 0 1 1
Marcus Johansson 1 0 1
Tom Wilson 0 1 1
Brooks Orpik 1 0 1