The Caps are off to a rockin’ start against the Flyers. Their 2-0 win on Thursday gave us a lot to smile about. Nate Schmidt, here’s to you.
Now it’s Saturday, and Sean Couturier is out, plus the Flyers have yet to score a goal this series. They’re a feisty team and eager to remedy some of their mistakes from the other night. Caps fans: hold onto your hats and hold onto your hearts.
Puck drop. 7 PM. CSN-DC. It’s gonna be lit.
|Team||Record||Possession||PDO||Power Play||Penalty Kill|
|Washington Capitals||56-18-8||52.0%||101.1||21.9% (5th)||85.2% (2nd)|
|Philadelphia Flyers||41-27-14||50.1%||100.5||18.9% (11th)||80.5% (20th)|
There was an optional skate this morning, so here’s a gander at tonight’s lines:
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Burakovsky – Kuznetsov – Williams
Chimera – Richards – Johansson
Winnik – Beagle – Wilson
Orpik – Carlson
Alzner – Niskanen
Schmidt – Orlov
Updated Stanley Cup Probabilities pic.twitter.com/vXrE71cgr6
— dom 🛩 (@domluszczyszyn) April 16, 2016
Thirteen percent. That’s lower than your chances of getting Chipotle for dinner tonight but higher than your chances of getting norovirus at Chipotle for dinner tonight.
Here’s another, less sunny, model:
Cup predictions heading into today's games. pic.twitter.com/roKeAbG8FQ
— Matt Cane (@Cane_Matt) April 16, 2016
Off Pyromania, a litle Def Leppard for your afternoon.
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