On Friday morning, when the Capitals wake up in Newark for Saturday night’s game against the New Jersey Devils, they will, quite literally, have cameras in their faces.
They have not won back-to-back games in regulation all season.
Their penalty killing has fallen from 13th in the NHL to 29th – in one week.
They are 10-10-4 after 24 games.
With less than a month to go until the 2015 Bridgestone Winter Classic, Nationals Park is close to undergoing its transformation.
The Capitals couldn't hold on against the Canucks and fell 4-3 at home. A slow start and poor penalty kills were to blame for the tough loss.
Twenty-four games into their first season under head coach Barry Trotz the Capitals find themselves right where they started with a .500 record.