Depth Caps forward Daniel Winnik scored 6 goals in 76 games last season. Before the second game of the regular season was 30 minutes old, Winnik scored twice.
We initially thought the first goal belonged to John Carlson, who was on a monster shift after levelling an Islanders skater with a counter-hit at the blue line. Turns it out it was Daniel Winnik’s deflection that gave Washington an early lead.
Fast forward to the second period and an unlikely skill goal from the 31-year-old Torontonian.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) October 16, 2016
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Winnik joins Andre Burakovsky in the two-goal club.
There’s still a lot of hockey left to play tonight, but I’ve got a strong feeling Winnik will be getting the Palm Player of the Game award.
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