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.
Say what you want about facing five backup goaltenders in their first seven games.
For just the second time in NHL history, two teams with season-opening winning streaks of five or more games will clash tonight when the 6-0-0 Capitals take on the 5-0-0 Detroit Red Wings at the Ve