Evgeny Kuznetsov Had a Beautiful Goal Last Night As They Won Their 6th In a Row
You know what I love about the Caps this year? Well, besides it being the #CapsYear***, there’s no expectations. Last year when they won every game, there was so much pressure on them, it was almost like “when is the steam going to run out?”. But this year, they are just steadily grinding. Losing a game here and there, not depending on Ovi for all the offense, and the PK is better than the PP. They are still a fun team to watch, but it’s more of a well-rounded squad. And they are 26-9-5, and only 3 points behind the Blue Jackets in the Metro, despite the Jackets winning every game for 2 months.
Also last night, Ovi scored his 544th goal, tying him with Rocket Richard for 29th all time, which was also his 999th career point. It’s was a bit of a slow start to the season by his standards, but he still has 19 goals through 40 games, which is still putting him at a 40 goal pace.
***#CapsYear is a joke. Get it? Because every year is their year. But also not a joke because it’s totally their year.