Falling down in the same general area as someone is almost the same as hitting. (Photo credit: Gregg Forwerck)
The Caps have not scored a single goal yet in a game that I have recapped. I am placing a phone call to the Capitals organization tomorrow to ask why they hate me personally.
I’m sorry you had to watch that game. I’m sorry I had to watch that game. Here’s how it happened.
Eric Staal stripped a puck from Carlson and sent it to Jussi Jokinen for an easy shorthanded goal. In the second period, Jokinen made it 2-0 on a rebound and officially became our least favorite Cane of the night. Jiri Tlusty scored an absolutely ridiculous falling-down goal that we are all so excited to see on every highlight reel for the next week. Caps lose, 3-0.
This game was just a reminder that no matter how amazing Tomas Vokoun is, he still can’t win an entire game by himself.
Unless it’s against Columbus or something. I can see him winning that one.
Remember when the Caps had offense? Try. It will help you have hope that it’s coming back soon. Also remember that despite how bad a few of these games have been, Dale Hunter-era Caps have not had any significant losing streaks — they’ll pick themselves up again. Turn the TV back on when they play on Sunday anyway. You already know you’re in an abusive relationship, but you also know that you’re not leaving. Go Caps.
10:58 Update: This pre-game photo of Ovechkin was pretty much foreshadowing for the entire night. (Via @jmrola03)
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