Photo: Amanda Bowen
Saturday! Caps hockey! Against a terrible hockey team!
I mean, seriously, look how bad the Colorado Avalanche are. The Y axis only goes up to 46 percent for shot-attempt percentage!
This isn’t to say that the Caps are assured victory. Hockey can be really random. It’s a game of probabilities and isn’t deterministic in nature. So, maybe the Caps will lose. But, when you’re playing a bad team at home, it’s obviously best to grab two points.
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Per KB, Burakovsky is out and Galiev is in. Williams slides up to the second line and Galiev gets put on the third line. Hard to be upset with the Burakovsky scratch, as he’s been really mediocre this season. Poor Galiev though, trying to prove his NHL abilities on such a mediocre line.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Johansson – Kuznetsov – Williams
Chimera – Beagle – Galiev
Laich – Latta – Wilson
Schmidt – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Orlov – Chorney
Clearly inferior to dogs, but we’ll give equal time to cats on the pregame today.
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