When Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty vaulted Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom into the glass alongside the Capitals players’ bench early in the second period Tuesday night, 18,000 fans
Since he first began terrorizing goalies as a teenager, Alex Ovechkin has always judged himself on the number of goals he’s scored. And for the most part, so has everyone else.
Coaches like to say that video doesn’t lie. But what about numbers?
Since he arrived as head coach of the Capitals last season, Adam Oates has always gone to Alex Ovechkin in shootouts.