In his first five seasons in the NHL Alex Ovechkin was almost unstoppable, averaging 1.3 points and 0.7 goals per game.
Roman Hamrlik has played more games in his NHL career [1,382] than any active defenseman in the league.
Normally, when a team that's supposed to be near the top of the league standings is at the bottom, accusations fly. Angry glares are exchanged.
And fingers, almost always, are pointed.
Ten games into a 48-game season the Capitals are 30th in the NHL with a 2-7-1 record.
They’ve allowed 13 more goals than they’ve scored, also worst in the NHL.