The Washington Capitals are off to a seven-game winning streak in their young season. While the Caps have amassed impressive point totals in previous seasons, many are left surprised by this undefeated start.
The season started out with a few wins in overtime and in the shootout, but the Capitals have been impressive as of late, including a 7-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings their last time out.
The Capitals are currently on the road headed to Edmonton to take on the resurgent Oilers. The Caps will try and defend their streak in the Mountain time zone on Thursday evening.
Let’s take a look at a few of the main reasons why the Caps are off to this hot start.