Photo: Amanda Bowen
In a game that can’t possibly be more exciting than the past two, the Caps visit the Hurricanes in Raleigh tonight. While the past two games have been as thrilling as could be, it’d be nice to see the Caps play a steadier game tonight and not have to rely on an improbable onslaught of goals to secure the two points.
Speaking of an improbable onslaught of goals, Cam Ward is expected to start in goal for the Hurricanes. He’s terrible.
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No morning skate, so we’ll just throw all the names in the random line generator machine. Here’s what we got:
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Johansson – Kuznetsov – Williams
Chimera – Beagle – Wilson
Laich – Latta – Burakovsky
Schmidt – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Orlov – Chorney
As I started working on the pregame, this Ryan Adams song got in my head:
Due to the generosity of a couple great folks, I got to watch last night’s game from a suite at MSG. These NYC Caps fans are legit, y’all. They have soccer style chants and songs for just about every situation that arises in a hockey game. Here are a few of those fine folks:
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