If you've wondered why "the book" on Semyon Varlamov is "high-glove," wonder no more.
While Alex Ovechkin draws constant praise, it's the "Other" Alex, Alexander Semin, who draws the ire of many a Caps fan. But is it always fair?
The New Jersey Devils will host the Washington Capitals tonight on November 4, 2009. This preview emphasizes the importance of winning at home tonight, why Patrik Elias shouldn't play, and some insight into the Caps by CapsChick of Japers' Rink.
|- 1, Washington Goal - Tyler Sloan, from Mathieu Perreault and Chris Clark at 17:10. Penalties - Bryce Salvador, New Jersey (Hooking), 8:41.|
|- 2, New Jersey Goal - Brian Rolston (3), from Rob Niedermayer and Jamie Langenbrunner at 3:33. Penalties - Alexander Semin, Washington (Slashing), 8:53; Chris Clark, Washington (Fighting (maj)), 17:52; Rod Pelley, New Jersey (Fighting (maj)), 17:52.|
|- 3, New Jersey Power-Play Goal - Nicklas Bergfors (3), from Zach Parise and Travis Zajac at 11:20. 4, New Jersey Power-Play Goal - Nicklas Bergfors (4), from Travis Zajac and Andrew Greene at 15:10. 5, Washington Goal - Tomas Fleischmann (3), from Brooks Laich and Mathieu Perreault at 18:23. Penalties - Mike Knuble, Washington (Boarding), 4:53; Alexander Semin, Washington (Hooking), 11:01; Brendan Morrison, Washington (Hooking), 14:24; Alexander Semin, Washington (Interference), 16:03.|