"It's not like we've had 14 guys with a thousand games," said Caps second-year assistant coach Calle Johansson. "So it makes it harder. But I mean, first of all, they've got to know what they're doing, and if they don't it's probably my fault and Oatesy's fault, the coaches' fault."
"I think it's a mix sometimes," he said. "Maybe we give them too many options or rules or whatever. I don't want to blame everything on the boys. I take a lot of responsibility, I want to do that. It's our job to get them to play better. A big part of it is obviously inexperience."