The Washington Capitals are already three games into their 2011/2012 season and are off to a flying start with a full six points in those matches. Victories over the Carolina Hurricanes, Tampa Bay Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins have left Washington with a perfect record early on in the season.
The Caps have shown us several encouraging, and several not-so-encouraging, signs so far this season. We may only be three games into the season, but it is never too early to being to analyse the team.
Here are five things we have learned through the first three games of the Caps' season.