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Maybe tonight will be the night that Alex Ovechkin breaks Sergei Fedorov‘s goal scoring record. Or maybe Justin Williams will further sabotage his teammate’s attempt at history. Bovada odds on Williams being a spy were 20:1 at the start of the week but stand at 2.5:1 as of Friday afternoon.
The good news for the Caps is that half the team could try to sabotage the effort tonight and they’d still have a good chance at beating the Calgary Flames. The Flames overachieved last season but were lauded for being “gritty” and having “character.” I suppose the reason they are 5-11-1 so far this season is because they just don’t have the will to win.
Or, perhaps their good fortune ran out and this is who the Flames are. A look at the their rolling 10-game shot-attempt percentage since the start of last season is telling. At no point does their share of the shot attempts go above 50 percent.
The reliable crew/fam/squad on CSN has all of the coverage for the 7 PM tilt.
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No morning skate today, so we’ll assume no changes to the skaters unless told otherwise. Some potential changes: Brooks Orpik is another game-time decision, and Philipp Grubauer will likely man the crease.
Ovechkin – Kuznetsov – Oshie
Johansson – Backstrom – Burakovsky
Chimera – Beagle – Williams
Laich – Latta – Wilson
Schmidt – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Orlov – Chorney
Baltimore band Wye Oak played with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra last night. Now I want a real recording of it.
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