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The Noon Countdown: Go Shorty

A look at some Caps chipping in when the chips are down

NHL: FEB 21 Capitals at Maple Leafs Photo by Gerry Angus/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

6 - Number of days remaining until the start of the Capitals’ 2019-20 season. But it’s also...

...the number of Caps who recorded shorthanded points in 2018-19. Lars Eller led the club with three (1-2-3), while Tom Wilson led in goals with two (a new career high). Nic Dowd, T.J. Oshie, Matt Niskanen, and Chandler Stephenson all also chipped in with a shorthanded point for the Caps.

Wilson is already warming up to top last year’s performance, as he checked in with this beauty in last night’s preseason win over the ‘Hawks: