Tonight the Caps are facing the St. Louis Blues, who are looking pretty great.
The Blues are neck-in-neck with Capitals in the NHL standings, and are trying to extend a hot streak. They’re coming off of a win over the Boston Bruins last night, so the Capitals are (hopefully) going to look like the more energized team. But check out this stat. In their past eight back-to-back series games, the Blues have won a ridiculous seven of eight. The Blues are also 4-1 in their last five road games, so being in the Verizon Center tonight might not phase them much. Are the Capitals the better team? Skill-wise, probably, but this is going to be a tough game.
Puck drop is at 7:00pm on CSN, folks. Buckle up.
|Team||Record||Possession||PDO||Power Play||Penalty Kill|
|St. Louis Blues||11-6-3||53.39%||99.2||20.6%||88.8%|
Other than the food, the best part is singing this all week long:
The Capitals had an optional skate this morning, so the lines aren’t completely confirmed. According the Isabelle Khurshudyan at the Washington Post the lines are expected to look a little something like this:
Johansson – Backstrom – Williams
Ovechkin – Kuznetsov – Burakovsky
Sanford – Beagle – Connolly
Winnik – Eller – Wilson
Alzner – Niskanen
Orlov – Carlson
Orpik – Schmidt
This entire video took 4.2 seconds to film and was slowed down to sync with the nearly four-minute-long song. Crazy.
We’ve already virtually yelled at each other about the ranking of Thanksgiving dishes, so we’re going to do it again. The rules have changed a bit. Instead of only side dishes, we’re going to talk about ALL dishes. Here are the correct answers (and a bit of an insight into how horrendous my diet is):
In all seriousness, we hope you have a really wonderful day tomorrow with your loved ones. Be thankful, be kind, and pace yourselves with all the good eats.
Feature photo: Rob Carr
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