The Capitals opened up 2019 with a loss against the league basement dwelling St. Louis Blues. The dropped two points brings the Caps real close to capitulating their division lead to a couple surging Metro foes just below them in the standings.
The lead singer of Matchbox Twenty opened scoring on the evening, but that lead proved Unwell as Alex Ovechkin scored his 30th of the season to bring things Back 2 Good. Brett Connolly gave the Caps their first lead and said lead would evaporate after goals from Colton Parayko and Oskar Sundqvist. Alex Pietrangelo and Tyler Bozak added to the shellacking.
Blues beat Caps 5-2.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 4, 2019
— Ovie the Bulldog (@OvietheBulldog) January 4, 2019
— Ian Oland (@ianoland) January 4, 2019
The boys are in Dallas tomorrow night where they historically do not have much success. Who knows though, the Stars may still be too focused on their team CEO ostracizing their two best players.
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