Tuesday Night’s tilt in Nashville felt more like Tuesday Night at the Fights. The old adage my Grandfather used to use when we’d leave the Capital Center after a Caps-Flyers contest was fitting: “I went to a fight and a hockey game broke out.” Aside from the fights though, this game was a tough fought, tight match until Sergei Federov scored the 15th overtime game winner of his illustrious career – tied with Patrick Elias, Jaromir Jagr and Mats Sundin for the all-time lead in that category – giving the embattled Capitals a much needed win. The victory snapped a four-game losing streak, the first of Bruce Boudreau’s young NHL career. Read the rest of this entry »
So today I attended the Capitals rookie exhibition game between Washington and Philadelphia. I wasn’t expecting much from a game where I knew less than 10% of the players. Turns out it was a lot of fun. The Caps blanked the Flyers 7-0.
Here are some of my thoughts and interesting stats from the game. Read the rest of this entry »