Having a hockey game on almost every second of the day has been a true blessing. And now we get to watch the Capitals play again?! Happy Monday, everyone. What a day.
The Capitals are taking on the Tampa Bay Lightning in a hockey game that actually means something this time (no disrespect to that exhibition game against the Canes). You’ll be seeing pretty much the same lineup from the Caps, but the only catch is that John Carlson will be a game time decision after his last minute injury during the previous game.
The puck will, once again, be dropping at 4 PM from the bubble and Peter will hook you up with a recap.
|Shot Attempt %||53.4%||51.8%|
|Power Play||23.1% (5th)||19.4% (17th)|
|Penalty Kill||81.4% (14th)||82.6% (6th)|
As mentioned above, John Carlson is a game time decision. Coach Reirden mentioned forward lines will look pretty much the same, defensive pairs might need to get jumbled around after the Carlson decision, and Holts will start in net:
Ovechkin – Kuznetsov – Wilson
Vrana – Backstrom – Oshie
Hagelin – Eller – Kovalchuk
Panik – Dowd – Hathaway
Kempny – Carlson
Dillon – Orlov
Siegenthaler – Jensen
Tom Wilson being sneaky during tennis is absolutely what I expected.
— Samantha Pell (@SamanthaJPell) August 3, 2020
Katie Ledecky remains an absolute champion. Guess you could say nobody here needed to cry over spilled milk! Whew.
Team USA swimmer @katieledecky posted a video on Instagram of herself swimming a full length with chocolate milk balanced on her head. I’m not convinced it’s more impressive than winning five Olympic golds, but I’m also not not convinced. pic.twitter.com/KqgrDcGxTr
— Peter Baugh (@Peter_Baugh) August 3, 2020
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