Sick and tired and yet victorious last night, the Washington Capitals play their final road game of the year tonight in Raleigh as they visit the Carolina Hurricanes.
Game starts at 7 PM, and you will be delighted by the recapitulatory talents of the marvelous Ms. Bailey.
|Shot Attempt %||55.8%||52.3%|
|Power Play||23.1% (8th)||20.8% (12th)|
|Penalty Kill||82.6% (8th)||85.1% (2nd)|
The Caps will play this one without rest and with a ton of illness in the ranks. Holtby will be in net if he’s healthy, but apparently a bunch of dudes are questionable to play. Kempny did not travel with the team. Here’s last night’s lines, which Reirden said he’ll run with unless someone can’t play.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Wilson
Vrana – Kuznetsov – Oshie
Hagelin – Eller – Panik
Leipsic – Dowd – Hathaway
Siegenthaler – Carlson
Orlov – Jensen
Djoos – Gudas
Meanwhile, here’s the head coach being dodgy about everyone’s status.
— Washington ☃️ Capitals (@Capitals) December 28, 2019
It’s going to be a night.
In the rare category of non-awesome DC sports teams, it looks like Skins team president Bruce Allen will be fired by Monday. No rumors yet as to which yes-man crony will replace Allen as Dan Snyder’s next incompetent functionary.
It’s Sirfetch’d, the surprise evolved form of OG boy Farfetch’d. He’s a knight. He uses a leek as a sword. This is a slam dunk choice. Not up for debate.
Headline photo: @Capitals
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