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Japers' Rink Feb 14, 2017
The Noon Number: Top Pair of Pairs

The Noon Number: Top Pair of Pairs

A look at two duos doing dazzling duty 58.6 - Combined five-on-five score- and venue-adjusted Corsi-For percentage (CF%) for the Caps’ defensive pairings of Matt Niskanen and Dmitry Orlov (58.9%) and Nate Schmidt and Brooks Orpik (58.4%). The two pairs, individually, rank first and second in the League in this metric (which measures the share of shot attempts taken by the named player’s team with him/them on the ice) among all duos with at least 180 minutes played (Niskanen-Orlov have played 414 minutes, Schmidt-Orpik 510). As for the Caps’ other pair, John Carlson and Karl Alzner,...

Kings’ Carter leads victory over Panthers

Jeff Carter had two goals and two assists and the Los Angeles Kings rebounded from back-to-back five-goal losses to beat the host Florida Panthers 6-3 on Thursday. Corey Perry scored twice — his first multigoal game since Feb. 28 — and added an assist for Anaheim, which had lost its previous three games to start its six-game trip. Capitals 6, Red Wings 3: T.J. Oshie scored twice and set up John Carlson’s go-ahead goal in the third period as Washington extended its home winning streak to 11 games. Detroit defenseman Jonathan Ericsson broke his wrist when he was checked into the...
Japers' Rink Jan 26, 2017
JRR Episode 35: The End of a Streak

JRR Episode 35: The End of a Streak

Stephen Pepper and Adam Stringham discuss the streak that was and what it means for the post All Star Game Capitals. Things have been going pretty well for the Capitals but all great things, like the second longest point streak in franchise history, must come to an end. With Tuesday’s loss to the Senators the Capitals’ point streak ended at 14. Stephen Pepper and Adam Stringham discussed the streak, how some bad habits may be creeping into the Capitals’ game and how the team looks without John Carlson. Thanks for listening. We’re always reachable on Twitter (Adam, Rob, Stephen,...

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