The Penguins come to town tonight. You already knew this, right? Or do you count on these game previews to inform you of the schedule? Please advise, reader.
Tonight’s game worries this writer. The Caps are shooting 12.4 percent at 5v5 this season, a number they won’t be able to sustain all season. The Penguins are shooting 4.9 percent at 5v5 this season, a number that is too low to be sustainable. So, will the PDO gods visit DC tonight to normalize things? Hopefully not. Hopefully, like Wilson Phillips, they can hold on for one more day. But if the percentages do normalize tonight, let the viewer beware.
Speaking of viewer beware, tonight’s game in on NBCSN at 8 PM.
Watch on CSN if you can. Sike. You can’t.
|Team||Record||Possession||PDO||Power Play||Penalty Kill|
Per YA FAV, Katie Brown
Ovechkin – Kuznetsov – Oshie
Johansson – Backstrom – Williams
Chimera – Beagle – Wilson
Laich – Stephenson – Burakovsky
Orpik – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Chorney – Orlov
It’s raining. And I’m in Baltimore. I don’t have a raincoat, so perhaps I need one of them. Please no phone call, though.
As part of a league-wide initiative, the Caps will be hosting Hockey Fights Cancer tonight at Verizon Center. They’ll be paying tribute to Andi Lambert. Here’s a helpful guide on ways you can get involved to fight this terrible disease that has touched too many of our lives.
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