Caps OT: Is there enough time for Oates' system to work?
Thu, 7 Feb 2013|
CSN Washington dot com. Don't don't don't don't don't. And yeah. -- yeah. I. Well the cap goes T I'm chuck -- with Alan may it's been a long time -- I'm not too long. -- the talk about the caps I. Ten games into the season they're in last place. 27 and one I don't think anybody expected this I think we all expected. And Adam Oates break in period but what's your take on this is this team better than it's record right now. Well it to be positive if ten games in and normalcy in this week's rankings in the pre season so really with so many things changing. The person all the coaches -- and the players. It's easy to be hyper critical and very negative but you're seeing -- penalty killing improve your power play improve. The players thought the -- group and now that it's got a certain things with the puck. The next ten game segment we're really tell the tale -- this team is now are right now I don't you can't throw it out. There just a few games below 500 you -- ten games below -- got to creep back to 500 and if they can do that they're definitely agree to the end of the season. You know I talked with some of the people with the Devils they said the same thing happened with that system they went 1212 and one. And then they took off they were twenty games over 500 after that. The question is for the 48 game season how fast they have to get this thing moving. Well I think it's kind of overrated a lot of people say if you had a five game losing streak and watch Lockett forty games or some teams ahead three year extended losing streaks and still made the playoffs the capitals were one of the worst teams. In the last walked -- -- forty games so you have to take into consideration you just got to find a way to get the 500 and go from there because it's gonna take 24. Point five wins in the playoffs for combination of the points. So you have to stick with that and once this system because it's so intricate and some more details. Once it does take off players and they'll find their offensive rhythm and no one has -- right now offensively so that's the good thing. And when you look at the standings you know there are only four points out of playoffs so it's not like it's it that insurmountable. CSN Washington dot com.