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Capitals/Flyers: By the Numbers

A statistical look at the season series between the Capitals and Flyers

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And so it's set.

Caps vs. Flyers. Red, white and blue vs. orange and black. Four prior playoff meetings, with two wins apiece, 21 games played and 47 fighting majors handed out. Dale Hunter scoring on Ron Hextall... and Ron Hextall scoring on the Caps. Joffrey Lupul. Alex Ovechkin's first career playoff goal. The superior Nicklas Backstrom vs. the almost-as-good Claude Giroux. Michal Neuvirth vs. his former team. Mike Richards and Justin Williams vs. their former team.

Tom Wilson vs.... well, everyone.

There'll be plenty of time to dive into those storylines and others in the days ahead, but first things first - the numbers. Below are the Caps team and individual stats for the four games this season against the Flyers.

Head-to-Head:

Game 1 @ PHI W, 5-2
Game 2 vs. PHI L, 4-3 (OT)
Game 3 vs. PHI W, 3-2
Game 4 @ PHI L, 2-1 (SO)
Record 2-0-2
GF/Game 3.00
GA/Game 2.50
Goal Diff/Game 0.50
Powerplay Success 30.0%
Powerplay Opportunities 10
Powerplays Per Game
2.50
Penalty Kill Success
82.3%
Times Shorthanded 17
Times Shorthanded Per Game 4.25
Shooting Percentage 9.83%
Save Percentage .925
5v5 Save Percentage .938
5v5 Corsi-For Percentage 52.8%
Score-Adjusted 5v5 Corsi-For Percentage 52.9%

Individual Head-to-Head Five-on-Five Ice Time and Shot Attempts:

Caps-Flyers H2H
Capitals Skaters vs. Philadelphia

Player GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH S S%
Evgeny Kuznetsov 4 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 11 0
Justin Williams 4 1 3 4 0 2 1 0 0 6 16.7
Jason Chimera 4 2 1 3 1 0 0 2 0 6 33.3
Andre Burakovsky 4 2 1 3 0 2 2 0 0 10 20
Karl Alzner 4 0 3 3 1 4 0 0 0 2 0
Tom Wilson 4 0 2 2 1 8 0 0 0 8 0
Alex Ovechkin 4 2 0 2 3 4 1 1 0 16 12.5
T.J. Oshie 4 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 7 14.3
Matt Niskanen 4 1 1 2 1 8 1 0 0 14 7.1
Nicklas Backstrom 4 2 0 2 3 2 2 0 0 6 33.3
Nate Schmidt 4 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4 0
Dmitry Orlov 4 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 100
Marcus Johansson 3 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 5 0
Jay Beagle 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 0
Daniel Winnik 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Brooks Orpik 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Paul Carey 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Mike Richards 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0
Michael Latta 3 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0
Taylor Chorney 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0
John Carlson 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0

Capitals Goalies vs. Philadelphia

GP GS MIN W L O GA GAA SA SV SV% SO
Braden Holtby 4 4 244:23 2 0 2 9 2.21 121 112 .926 0

Capitals Centers' Face Offs vs. Philadelphia (minimum ten draws)

GP FOW FOL TOT PCT
Jay Beagle 2 22 11 33 66.7%
T.J. Oshie 4 8 6 14 57.1%
Evgeny Kuznetsov 4 33 29 62 53.2%
Mike Richards 3 19 23 42 45.2%
Nicklas Backstrom 4 24 50 74 32.4%
Team Total* 4 121 135 256 47.3%
Team Total (PP) 4 12 8 20 60.0%
Team Total (PK) 4 15 19 34 44.1%
Team Total (Offensive Zone) 4 32 39 71 45.1%
Team Total (Defensive Zone) 4 46 51 97 47.4%
Team Total (Neutral Zone) 4 43 59 102 42.2%

*Includes players who did not meet the minimum for inclusion in the table

And now, for getting through all those stats, your moment of zen: