The Capitals had their four-game win streak snapped by the San Jose Sharks Saturday night, but they gained back a measure of respect, at least in the opinion of some hard-core fans.
The good news for Capitals fans is that Nicklas Backstrom worked out on his own Wednesday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
Alex Ovechkin has been accused of a few things over the years.
Like playing soft in the defensive zone and coming up short in the playoffs.
But spitting on an opponent?
Its been a while since theyve been able to make this claim, but if the Stanley Cup playoffs started today, the Capitals would be in them.
Are Capitals fans finally seeing the old Ovi?Or has the remaking of Alex Ovechkin made him a more dangerous and more complete player?Time will tell.With his first two-goal game since Oct.