Here is how the teams compare overall:
1. Through Wednesday's games, the only teams with more points from defensemen than the Caps (21) were Nashville (23) and Montreal (24).
2. Washington is third in the league in special teams index, the sum of their power play and penalty killing percentages (113.2). Only the New York Islanders (116.2) and the Dallas Stars (118.5) are ranked higher.
3. Jay Beagle has won 59.3 percent of the faceoff he has taken. The rest of the team: 40.5 percent. Yeesh.
4. Only two teams have logged less power play time than the Caps (38:48). Winnipeg (38:29) and Toronto (36:21) are those two teams.
5. The Caps have had rather consistent possession numbers over the course of games overall. Their Corsi-for percentages at 5-on-5 are 54.2 in the first period, 53.6 in the second period, and 51.4 in the third period. they are one of seven teams with Corsi-for over 50 percent in all three periods overall at 5-on-5.