Photo: Ryan Remiorz
I hate goalies. I want all the games to end 7-5 and all the goalie to leave dejected. I didn’t get what I wanted on Saturday afternoon. The goalies for Washington and Montreal were buttoned up tight– keeping this game scoreless all the way though #rego.
Everyone clear the ice so Price and Holtby can decide the game with a Handsome Off.
— RMNB (@russianmachine) January 31, 2015
Then, in overtime, Patches got a deflection to beat Braden and win it for the Habs,
Habs beat Caps 1-0 in overtime.
Now that I've seen the replay of the Orpik penalty, I'm disappointed. Bad call. I know for a fact Orpik can crosscheck better than that.
— Becca (@BeccaH_JR) January 31, 2015
Joe B suit of the midafternoon
As this game grew older, the intensity ratcheted up. I was expecting a fun matinee hockey show, instead I got palpitations and palm sweat. I thought this one would end in tragedy, but I can’t really say that it did. The Caps played a solid game and got a stout performance from its goalie. They just ran into a white-hot goalie. It happens. No shame in it. I’ll take that loser point and smile.
Programming note: No pregame tomorrow, but we will have a fresh Sunday snapshot for you.
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