Was Alex Ovechkin’s hit from behind on Edmonton Oilers right wing Mike Brown worthy of a second look by the NHL?
Or did the Oilers over-react to the hard hit from the Capitals’ captain?
How it happened: Joel Ward, Alex Ovechkin and Troy Brouwer scored goals 3:55 apart in the second period to break open a tie game and send the Caps to their second win of the season after thr
News and notes as the Edmonton Oilers [1-3-1] visit the Capitals [1-4-0] tonight at Verizon Center [6:30 p.m., CSN]:
The other day, Capitals forward Troy Brouwer wondered if Adam Oates might shuffle his forward lines in an effort to jumpstart a sputtering offense.
2012-13 Record: 19-22-7, 45 points
Where they finished: 3rd in the Northwest; 12th in the West; 24th in NHL