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The Noon Number: One and Not Done

A look at how the Caps have fared in series-opening games against the Penguins

Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals - Game One Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

2 - Number of Game 1 losses for the Caps against the Penguins in their ten postseason meetings, including last night’s 3-2 loss. The Caps now have an 8-2 record when kicking off a series against Pittsburgh... and yet for all of that first-game winning, the Caps have only won one of those previous nine series.