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The Noon Countdown: Quantity Over Quality

Photo courtesy of the Washington Capitals

16 – Number of days remaining until the start of the Washington Capitals’ 2023-24 season. But it’s also…

…the number of times the Capitals outshot their opponents in 2022-23 and ended up losing the game, either in regulation or in overtime. That was tied for the eighth-lowest number of losses in the league, but they also struggled in general to outshoot opponents, going 21-14-2 when doing so – less than half of their games, and ninth-fewest in the league last season.

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