News and notes as the Capitals celebrate their 6-5 overtime victory against the Detroit Red Wings with a team Super Bowl party:
One of these days, we’ll get tired of watching Alex Ovechkin score big goals in big moments to win games the Capitals desperately need to win.
OK, maybe not.
Goaltender Michal Neivirth will make his second straight start against the Detroit Red Wings today, but defenseman Mike Green [head injury] and center Brooks Laich [groin tightness] will not be in
Truth be told, you’d probably get better analysis from the Capitals if you asked who would win the Grey Cup, not the Super Bowl.
When Mike Green went down with a head injury in the first period of Thursday night’s 5-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets, Adam Oates knew defenseman John Carlson would see a bump in ice time.