One of the key offseason acquisitions for the Capitals, a team in desperate need of defense, was the veteran blue liner Brooks Orpik.
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa:
Trailing 1-0 in the second period, Evgeni Kuznetsov and Alexander Ovechkin scored a pair of back-to-back goals to take the lead.
CSN Capitals analyst Alan May dug up an old photo of Joe Beninati and Craig Laughlin calling a Capitals game back in the HTS days, before the network became Comcast SportsNet.
Anyone who has followed the Capitals closely this season knows they’ve been trending in a good way since early December. Seems like the oddsmakers in Vegas have taken notice as well.