When the NHL schedule came out over the summer, the Capitals game tonight against the Edmonton Oilers had all the makings of a look-ahead game.
The Capitals are the only team in the NHL with a perfect 7-0-0 record.
The Capitals proved last season that all the offensive creativity in the world does not guarantee success on the power play, especially if you become predictable.
Through seven games Mathieu Perreault now has many goals as Alex Ovechkin.
And that could keep his hair away from Bruce Boudreaus scissors.