Caps hurt themselves again with too many trips to the box
Sun, 10 Mar 2013|
CSN Washington dot com. Less than 24 hours after an ugly loss on Long Island capitals penalties doom them once again. With two consecutive minor penalties called on Alex Ovechkin resulting in tune New York Rangers goals. You know I thought we still put it. You know a good game so I -- pressure on them and were able to you know create our chances are greater opportunities. But it's you know we kind of show ourselves again with with penalties. Can't continue that to be successful teams are good power plays or doesn't. Every time we're in the box -- service we did -- to do some good things and we have to figure out ways to do for sixty minutes and not let things affect does and they're based tired it was gone through the stretches the schedule. He -- the -- affect your game. Now at the halfway point of the shortened season through 24 games the caps still have just ten wins and 21 points. And despite the hiccup this weekend they're outlook remains positive. And -- -- -- and -- we'll put it behind us first half I mean we we've learned a lot about ourselves and well the way you're playing down. They'll be looking for strong second half Paul obviously a terrible start and and we've been getting better ever since. This weekends have been a step back but. I think you can still see our game where we're playing a lot better era through periods we. We didn't play a sixty minute effort this weekend but but we had spurts where we're real good we've been good and. Russell will stretch you put ourselves back into a playoff contention and and with -- laughter. -- if we continue to play the way who we have been in the past you know twelve or fifteen games or so I think we'll be you know in the playoff picture at the end. The caps look to chip away as they face the division leading Carolina Hurricanes twice this week. In a home and home Tuesday at Verizon Center and Thursday in Raleigh. With the capitals Jill Sorenson CSN Washington. CSN Washington dot com.