shots are good– Driving Play
[Maple Leafs] will go home when: Math turns out to be a thing that exists.– Jesse Spector
Ovechkin decided this year he was going to finally play, and they went right up....– An idiot. The NHL scout quoted in this Custance piece apparently knows nothing of changes in linemates, systems, tactics, deployment, or Ovi’s positioning on the power play. To him, everything must boil down to “compete level” or “heart” or some other nebulous bullshit...
carrotbazooka: listen-like-spring: his laugh omg time to bring this back ok
Alex Ovechkin is so hot that he’s scoring on his backhand. That’s...– Elliotte Friedman
It’s not about whether Ovechkin is “BACK”, it’s about what he’s doing right now....– Cam Charron
How do high shooting percentage teams perform in... →
Or “Hey, Caps fans! Remember 2010?!”
It’s very possible that Alex Ovechkin is an above-average power play...– Driving Play
Amid heightened speculation that a male athlete in one of North America’s four...– The New York Times, “National Hockey League Announces Initiative to Support Gay Athletes.” Historic. Good for the NHL. (via inothernews) This is awesome. Way to go, NHL! (via wilwheaton)
Thursday Morning's Lines via WaPo
Volpatti on the second line edition via Katie Carrera Johansson-Backstrom-Ovechkin Volpatti-Ribeiro-Brouwer Chimera-Perreault-Fehr Wolski-Hendricks-Beagle.
No, that’s for girls.– Dustin Penner, gender essentialist, on if he could play field hockey while injured.
Wednesday's Lines via WaPo
Forwards Johansson-Backstrom-Ovechkin Wolski-Ribeiro-Brouwer Chimera-Perreault-Fehr Volpatti-Hendricks-Beagle Defense Alzner-Green Erskine-Carlson Hillen-Oleksy via Katie Carrera