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The Noon Number: Road Warriors

A look at some early successes outside the District

Washington Capitals v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images

4 - Number of wins the Capitals have earned in their first five road games to start the season, just the fourth time in franchise history that they’ve done so. The last time they started the season with at least four wins in their first five was 2015-16, preceded by 1997-98 and 1991-92.

Winning away from DC has become something of a strength for the Caps in recent years. They’ve posted a winning record through five road games in four of their last five seasons overall: