The Ducks are the most interesting team in the league. Using the validated, near-consensus measurement for small-sample 5v5 success– i.e. puck possession– the Ducks are nothing special. Their perch atop the league is perhaps due to their record in one-goal games, which all you thousands of Orioles fans know isn’t something you can sustain forever.
But there’s also this widespread belief that Bruce Boudreau is somehow making his team better at scoring without making them better at having the puck. I’m skeptical, but it’s undeniable that they’re a fun team to watch.
That’s exactly what we’ll do at 7 PM tonight on CSN. Go Caps.
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Here’s how the Capitals lined up last night, but they definitely won’t look like this tonight. Plus, look who’s in net.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Johansson
Burakovsky – Kuznetsov – Brouwer
Laich – Fehr– Ward
Chimera – Latta – Beagle
Orpik – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Hillen – Green
SASHA KNOWS HOW TO SELL IT. ORPHIK – #PENS BEST DMAN – IN BOX! WINGS PLEASE.
— RMNB (@russianmachine) February 7, 2010
Resident Evil: Afterlife (7:00 PM on AMC)
Five years after a zombie virus decimated mankind, Alice (Milla Jovovich) still searches tirelessly for survivors in Los Angeles with the help of an old friend. But their rescue mission turns grim when Alice sees that the city has been overrun by zombies, and they quickly realize they’ve stumbled into a diabolical trap set up by a movie studio completely bereft of original ideas but flush with greed.
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