It’s time for a quick break, but before the Capitals take 9 days before their next game, they are in New York for an afternoon rumble with the Islanders. Alex Ovechkin will be serving his suspension after the All-Star Break and the Islanders will be hoping to score a win after losing to the Rangers on Thursday evening.
Puck drop is at 1:00 PM and Chris will meet you back here for the recap!
|Shot Attempt %||46.8%||52.3%|
|Power Play||18.3% (21st)||20.8% (12th)|
|Penalty Kill||79.4% (18th)||84.4% (2nd)|
Coach Reirden confirmed Braden Holtby will be in net for today’s game.
Ovechkin – Backstrom – Wilson
Vrana – Kuznetsov – Oshie
Hagelin – Eller – Panik
Leipsic – Dowd – Hathaway
Kempny – Carlson
Orlov – Jensen
Siegenthaler – Gudas
How cool is this? The Riverbend School’s Strong Warrior Girls Anishinaabe Singers sang the Canadian national anthem last night in Ojibwe before the Jets game. The performance is part of a weekend of Indigenous-themed events for the Jets and the AHL’s Manitoba Moose. Check out what other events and auctions are taking place to help create opportunities for Manitoba Indigenous youth to play sports.
The Strong Warrior Girls Anishinaabe Choir treated @NHLJets fans to the Canadian national anthem sung in Ojibwe for the very first time at a professional sporting event 👏🇨🇦 https://t.co/zNbHBikziI pic.twitter.com/ZA221eF5i6
— Hockey Night in Canada (@hockeynight) January 18, 2020
I’m not going to sit here and pretend I know all about the drama that has been unfolding in the baseball universe these days. If you’re like me and love a good visual, here’s what you need to know as told by Mean Girls.
Everything You Need To Know About The Current State Of Major League Baseball As Told By Mean Girls pic.twitter.com/2HrKoY0yJc
— Julia (@jquadddddd) January 17, 2020
Headline photo: NHL
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