The Washington Capitals are still on the road and will be facing the Philadelphia Flyers tonight at Wells Fargo Center.
Since the Flyers’ streak ended in December, the team has only won nine of 27 games. The Flyers are also three points out of the Eastern Conference’s second wild-card spot, so watch for them to be quite scrappy tonight as they fight to solidify a spot in the playoffs.
The only change up that Capitals fans will need to adjust to is switching Taylor Chorney in for Nate Schmidt. Chorney hasn’t played a game since the All-Star break.
Puck drop is at 8:00 PM on NBC for their rivalry night. What even is “rivalry night” anymore?
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Only changes are Chorney for Schmidt and Holtby in net.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Oshie
Johansson – Kuznetsov – Williams
Connolly – Eller – Sanford
Winnik – Beagle – Wilson
Alzner – Carlson
Orlov – Niskanen
Orpik – Chorney
Game One of the Gagarin Cup playoffs between CSKA Moscow and Jokerit Helsinki ended Tuesday night with a massive line brawl. The dustup began in the closing seconds of the match, which CSKA won 4-2, when Jokerit’s Masi Marjamaki boarded Andrei Svetlakov while on the forecheck. On the ensuing faceoff with 17 seconds left, all hell broke loose.
“Do you believe in miracles? YES!”
It would be crazy to not give a shout out to one of the most important things that happened today. No, not National Margarita Day, but the 37th anniversary of ‘Miracle on Ice’.
The Beauty and the Beast movie is almost here and everyone is going bananas for it (myself included). The movie released a sneak peek of the beginning song and you should give it a look because it is SO great. The only thing I would like to go ahead and get out of the way, for the record, is that I will absolutely refuse to sit by and pretend Emma Watson is an amazing singer. Also I am getting very strong “Ella Enchanted” vibes from this, don’t @ me.
The hopeless, illogical romantic in me hopes Brooks Laich ends up in Washington somehow.
— Steve Dangle Glynn (@Steve_Dangle) February 22, 2017
Headline photo: Nick Wass
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