Imagine Albert Pujols getting lifted for a pinch-hitter with the St. Louis Cardinals down by a run in the ninth inning.
Wouldnt happen, right?
A 7-4 loss in Vancouver was filled with all sorts of action. It was entertaining; it was sloppy; and just about everything else in between.
Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau said his players better be ready to play at a high tempo tonight when they face off against the 4-2-2 Edmonton Oilers at 9:30 p.m.
The Capitals proved last season that all the offensive creativity in the world does not guarantee success on the power play, especially if you become predictable.