I hate to point the blame at an individual for a team’s loss, but in this case I feel I must vent. Although the Caps gave up two different leads by allowing back-to-back goals twice, I must say that Tom Poti blew it for the Caps tonight.
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The Caps lost a tough one tonight 4-3, giving up a 1-0 lead and a 3-2 lead to fall to the New York Rangers. Marion Gaborik was able to get two open shots at Caps’ goalie Jose Theodore to score the final goals of the game. Find out how…
What a game last night between the Caps and Flyers. A combined seven goals in the 2nd period, two from Alex Ovechkin and three from Brad Richards, also including a NHL-record four assists in that same period by a defenseman, Matt Carle. This isn’t what was exciting me during last night’s broadcast, however. It was the ridiculous amount of predictions in-between periods and in the news this morning. This person will score this many goals, this team is in the top four in their conference, these guys are going to be in contention for the Cup. Here’s a newsflash for you…IT’S THREE GAMES INTO THE SEASON!!
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There’s been some great games so far this season, but I think the guys from “Strange Brew” could do a better job predicting the future of the 2009-10 NHL Season.
Saturday, October 3 2009 @ 7 PM @ Verizon Center
TV: CSN-DC, CBC (Canada) Radio: WJFK 106.7 FM
After opening the season with a commanding win over the Boston Bruins, Washington will host Toronto tonight in their home-opener.
Brian Pothier scored the game-winning goal :49 into OT against the Sabres to give the Caps an edge in a 4-3 win. The Caps’ special teams turned it up to start the season by stopping all four Buffalo powerplays.
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After not seeing a powerplay opportunity all game, the Caps finally got a chance on the man-up after Sabres goaltender, Jhonas Enroth, played the puck in the trapezoid for a delay of game with :36 remaining. Mike Weber received another penalty to put the Sabres down two men going into the overtime session.
Read about the rest of the game and get all the stats here [Caps.com]
The Caps fell in game 7 last night to the Pittsburgh Penguins and boy did they fall hard. After the first two goals, there was a churning feeling in your stomach that this game wasn’t going to be good for the Caps. They ended their post season last night with a 6-2 loss, their star goalie getting pulled, Ovechkin missing a key breakaway and scoring a meaningless goal, and Sid the Kid shining bright with two goals.
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The Washington Capitals are once again one loss away from ending their season. The question is who do the Caps turn to.
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Do they turn to their rookie goalie, Simeon Varlamov, to make save after save?–Hes’ already seen 184 shots in the first five games of the series.
Do they turn to Sergei Fedorov to make another spectacular snipe and clinch the series once again?
Do they turn to Alex Ovechkin to take-over the series and put the Pens away?
Yes of course they should turn to Ovie, the number one player in the league, to step-up and be a leader.