Feb 6, 2013, 4:02 PM EDT
The Washington Capitals lost again last night. This time, it was a 3-2 home defeat to Toronto.
The Caps are now 2-7-1 — the worst record in the NHL — and, apparently, they’re considering taking drastic measures.
Keeping the puck out of the net is one thing the Caps could try. Their 3.60 goals-against average is 27th in the league.
Also, they need to score more goals — they’re tied for 24th (2.30) in that category.
The penalty kill (23rd) and power play (14th) aren’t very good either. They could try and improve those.
But if there’s a cow available…
Related: George McPhee on the hot seat?
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