No one cares about this anymore.
The Capitals are in Pittsburgh today to face the Penguins and their new coach, Mike Sullivan. Having recently fired the guy who literally wrote the book on hockey strategy but whose on-ice strategies grew increasingly inane, the Penguins could be primed for a bounce back.
It’s also possible that their problems run deeper than tactics. I hope Jim Rutherford isn’t looking into long-term real-estate investments in Shadyside.
Puck drops at 7 PM on CSN. Peter Hassett, who is me, will have your recap service.
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The only pun worth keeping around. The rest can burn in hell.
No changes from last game, according to Isabelle.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Johansson – Kuznetsov – Williams
Chimera – Beagle – Galiev
Burakovsky – Laich – Wilson
Schmidt – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Orlov – Chorney
And the smart money says Crosby will collect his second GM pelt before July. (Big ups to Ben for setting me up for this cheap shot.)
— Joe Beninati (@JoeBpXp) December 14, 2015
It’ll always be whispers, innuendo, and euphemism. So I’ll just leave you with this: he was a very effective hockey player. And I won’t use any advanced statistical nonsense to prove my point; I’ll just share with you a complete list of forwards who have seen a higher percentage than Semin of 5v5 goals belong to their team compared to their opponent since 2008 (minimum 3000 minutes):
That’s it. That’s the entire list.
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