It seems hard to believe that with a league-high 29 goals, it took 48 games for Alex Ovechkin to wear the increasingly pungent top hat and beard as the Capitals’ post-game Honest Abe recipie
Capitals coach Barry Trotz could have read his team the riot act.
He could have juggled his lines and his defense pairings and hoped for the best.
Losing to a rival is never fun. Losing eight-straight times? That hurts.
Instant analysis of the Capitals 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Wednesday night at Verizon Center:
Alex Ovechkin got called for roughing after shoving Christian Ernhoff to the ice, sparking a nine-man brawl on the ice. What do you think, did he deserve the penalty?