One of the fringe benefits of having taken more than 5,000 shots is that sometimes even the bad ones go in.
In the first period of Tuesday’s Caps-Wings game, Alex Ovechkin, well, he duffed it. This shot was garbage. It was way wide. It had no chance of going.
But Niklas Kronwall was feeling charitable, so here we are, talking about Ovi’s 23rd goal of the season.