Sudden thoughts and second thoughts on the Capitals’ 4-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers Monday night at Verizon Center:
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?
WASHINGTON -- Through their first five games, the Capitals weren’t getting timely goals or timely saves or timely penalty kills and as a result they got off to a 1-4-0 start.
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