After being held without a point in his first two games of the season, Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin has now scored a goal in three consecutive games. That includes his goal on Saturday night in the first period against the New York Rangers. It’s one that will probably make the personal highlight reel for Ovechkin, but it certainly won’t make the highlight reel for Rangers defenseman Marc Staal. To say that this head-to-head matchup turned out to be a mismatch would be … well … a bit of an understatement. As Ovechkin crossed the blue line into the Rangers zone he started to toe-drag around Staal, only to stop midway through and just rip it from outside the circle, using Staal as a
Since the start of the World Cup of Hockey, Boston Bruins winger Brad Marchand has scored at a prolific rate. The agitating winger started the season with for Team Canada where he was the designated sniper on the top scoring line with Sidney Crosby and Patrice Bergeron. Marchand finished that tournament with five goals and eight points in six games.
When P.K. Subban shows up at your event, you expect to be entertained. And he basically always delivers. His trend of delighting Nashville Predators fans continued on Sunday, as he made a glorious appearance as the Tennessee Titans’ “12th Man.” If you close your eyes and picture a scene, you probably wouldn’t be that far off; it still doesn’t make this any less fantastic. (Even if the Titans eventually dropped a 34-26 loss to the Colts.) The photo he posted on his personal Twitter account was great: This GIF of him using a sword feels like it will get some mileage on Twitter. After totally convincing other people about your sports/political/hot-dog-being-a-sandwich opinion, and then drop the