Proud parents of a superstar, rocking the Kris Kross look
Today marks the end of the regular season. Tonight’s game against the Ducks, a make-up game from the snowstorm, means precious little, but come tomorrow– that’s then the big show begins.
Let’s enjoy tonight for what it is– exhibition hockey against a good, fun team.
Puck drop at 7:30 PM. Coverage on CSN.
|Team||Record||Possession||PDO||Power Play||Penalty Kill|
|Washington Capitals||56-17-8||52.0%||101.2||22.2% (4th)||85.0% (4th)|
|Anaheim Ducks||45-25-11||52.9%||98.8||23.4% (1st)||87.1% (1st)|
The Caps traveled yesterday, and it’s the final game of the season. Will they rest dudes? Will Galiev, Weber, and Latta see ice? I dunno. Neither do you. Here’s how they looked last night, plus Grubauer in net.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Burakovsky – Kuznetsov – Williams
Chimera – Richards – Johansson
Winnik – Beagle – Wilson
Orpik – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Weber – Orlov
The moments after Jason Chimera’s 20th goal, at #RMNB9 last night. More on Chimera’s achievement below.
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The Washington Capitals will play the Philadelphia Flyers in the playoffs. The Flyers are a good team in spite of themselves, recording a 40-27-14 record and 94 points with one left to play.
The Flyers have been tumultuous in their possession this season, much like the Caps, but both teams have finished strong in underlying numbers.
And while the Capitals had amazing percentages through the new year, the Flyers didn’t get super hot until February and March– including a winning streak that put them in the position they’re in now.
We’ll have a lot more on this soon, but it’s gonna be a good hockey series– though we’re probably gonna be talking about Tom Wilson the whole time.
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