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On to the Next: Stop mourning the Nats. The Washington Capitals has its season opener tonight. +3

Still Too Damn High: The most affordable one-bedroom apartment near a Metro stop is still more than $1,000 in Congress Heights. –6

The Vice President of the United States: Is the Man. +5

The Perfect Sandwich: Three Little Pigs’ muffuletta gets a rare and coveted five stars from our sandwich critic. +5

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 44 Today’s score: +7 Today’s Needle rating: 51