Schedule Analysis: Targeting the Caps
Schedule Analysis: Targeting the Caps

This article is part of our Schedule Analysis series.

Returning from a slow week is always interesting. Especially a holiday week where personal schedules may have interfered with your performance last week. Luckily, there's quite a few eye-popping trends to gamble on this week.

10 x 4
While you'll want avoid four teams (Boston, Columbus, Philadelphia, Vancouver) with two tilts, 10 of the remaining 26 teams will have a four-game schedule. From worst to first, here's our rankings for the week:

10. Buffalo Sabres
If you break down the total goals for and against this week's opponents, you don't get too concerned about their 0-2-1 season record against the Caps, Isles and Red Wings. That doesn't mean the young and re-loading Sabres will come out knives slicing this week. Jack Eichel snapped a seven-game

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Brian Rutherford
A freelance writer of all things but mostly sports, music and politics, Brian Rutherford was raised on Long Island, NY and currently resides in a suburb of Dallas, Texas. His favorite teams are the New York Rangers, Texas Rangers, New York Giants and New York Knicks. "So the difference I think, boils down to this: you can either impose yourself on reality and then write about it, or you can impose yourself on reality by writing it." -Hunter S. Thompson "The Proud Highway"
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