Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals lost to the Nashville Predators by a final score of 7-2 at Bridgestone Arena in Music City on Tuesday night
Predators beat Caps 7-2 in a game so bad you don’t really need to read this recap —
I don’t know what the hell you people want from me. You come here, pitchforks in hand, spittle accumulating in the corners of your mouth,
Capitals Alex Ovechkin Records 21st Career Hat Trick Against the Detroit Red Wings — NoVa Caps
The hat trick plus an assist added to Ovechkin’s 12-game point streak and also extended his league lead in goals to 24 goals. Ovechkin is currently on pace for 63 goals at the age of 33, and while it is likely that he may maintain that pace over the remainder of the season, it is an encouraging sign that the future Hall of Famer continues to defy Father Time.
About last night … Caps win 5-4 in OT — Montreal Gazette
The Max Domi and Philip Danault lines played strong games again.
Jesperi Kotkaniemi played 16:41, had two assists and – the astonishing stat – won 10 of 16 faceoffs.
Maybe not so astonishing. The kid gets better every time out, on every facet of his game.
Kenny Agostino scored his first goal in bleu-blanc-rouge and continues to look good playing with the two Finns.