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Not Much Better in the Second

As we witnessed Friday, a two-goal deficit isn't too large for the Caps to overcome. But the momentum clearly belongs to Philly after 40 minutes.

The physical Flyers out-shot the Caps 14-6 in the second period and could easily be up 4-0. They also ran over Huet -- again.

Do the Cardiac Caps have another improbable comeback in them? We're about to find out.

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  April 13, 2008; 3:30 PM ET
 
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Okay, boys, 20 left. Recapture the magic...

Posted by: Kurt | April 13, 2008 3:45 PM | Report abuse

This NBC broadcasting is awful!! from getting players wrong in the first to terrible analysis I just miss Joe B and Locker.

Posted by: 8b4Ovie | April 13, 2008 3:48 PM | Report abuse

I don't think there will be another comeback today. The Caps are not in sync. They're not getting the shots on goal. They're not making the most of their chances -- too many passes on the power play instead of keeping it simple and shooting the damned puck on the net. The refs are helping the Flyers by letting them run Huet any time they want. There appears to be little spark on the team today.

Posted by: Puckdawg69 | April 13, 2008 3:52 PM | Report abuse

Yeah. It's funny how much trouble they have with the Caps names. Yet, you can bet that they'll never get Cindy's name wrong. Since they apparently get paid a dividend each time they mention her name, they know that one very well. :)

Posted by: Puckdawg69 | April 13, 2008 3:53 PM | Report abuse

trying to carry the puck past 2/3 guys all day...

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 3:57 PM | Report abuse

Honestly, I don't know how you can say the refs are helping the flyers when PIM are 12-6 in favor of the caps.

On that delay of game call earlier in the 3rd against the flyers there was an obvious elbow of a flyers player by backstrom that went uncalled. The commentators thought that was the called penalty!

Posted by: natsinthevalley | April 13, 2008 3:57 PM | Report abuse

The Caps just look tired, as they did for much of game one. They are being outskated, and every loose puck is finding a Flyer.

The Caps passes are sloppy, too.

Posted by: TJ | April 13, 2008 4:03 PM | Report abuse

oh well...I always thought this series was going 7, maybe they needed a wake up call...

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 4:08 PM | Report abuse

watch that backstrom hit again, broseph.
that was not an elbow, all shoulder, elbow
came up after the initial contact.

hit might have been a second after the whistle, that's why the flyers player was caught off guard and complained to the ref.

just becasue the NBC dunces say it was an elbow doesn't make it so.

Caps need to land a few more hits like that. set the tone for game 3 now!

Posted by: what? | April 13, 2008 4:13 PM | Report abuse

This is painful to watch.

Posted by: amy | April 13, 2008 4:13 PM | Report abuse

I agree cant be an elbow when his jaw hit Backs' shoulder.

Posted by: justjoe | April 13, 2008 4:15 PM | Report abuse

Not looking like we can another consecutive win. Just as well this loss is in Game 2 and not Game 7. Hopefully they can bounce back from this temporary setback. Got to give credit to the Caps for winning this many for so long.

Posted by: longtimecapsfan | April 13, 2008 4:16 PM | Report abuse

keep this in perspective. the caps have won what -- 12 of 13? you have to run out of gas at some point. they're just not on tonight. it happens. the big question is how they will come out in game 3. this is when a veteran like fedorov might play a key role in the lockeroom.

Posted by: hckycaps | April 13, 2008 4:17 PM | Report abuse

@natsinthevalley

Are you an NBC employee trying to defend the broadcasting? Really 50% Flyers fans??? Sorry, don't think so

Caps are getting dominated, but most importantly they are not finishing chances that peewee players should finish. Semin should have tucked that inside the post, Schultz missed an easy one, Cooke completely getting stuffed when he had plenty of time.

Posted by: reekie | April 13, 2008 4:20 PM | Report abuse

What a dive. No Unsports call?

Posted by: BernieWolfeFan | April 13, 2008 4:21 PM | Report abuse

Great game by Biron. Our boys need to regroup.

Posted by: mauree | April 13, 2008 4:26 PM | Report abuse

I think it's interesting; we're so used to winning that it feels like the end of the world now that we're down. 1-1 in the first playoff series for our team in years with a young team? Not the end of the world.... we'll rebound. But the NBC broadcast team is simply awful... when will Joe. B and Locker be back?

Posted by: MRO | April 13, 2008 4:26 PM | Report abuse

How embarrassing for the Caps today. Utterly and completely embarrassing. They played with no edge or intensity. Makes you worry about this team going forward. Last 10 minutes of the game I saw a team that gave up and conceded defeat. This is a Glen Hanlon kind of effort today. Ovie was particularly poor today, and I'm not sure this team wins in Philly at all if this is the kind of performance it puts together. Philly is a good defensive team that has really stymied the Caps for most of the two games the teams have played, save for a couple of moments in Game 1. This could wind up being Philly in five or six. Caps have not looked sharp in two games thus far.

Posted by: Colin | April 13, 2008 4:28 PM | Report abuse

it is never a good sign to get shut out at home in the playoffs... we had a golden chance to use our momentum from friday to go into philly up 2-0...

now it feels like we are down in this series. this was the worst we have played since the chicago game... but if we cant make adjustments and start playing cohesively, philly will continue to punish us physically.

this game really scares me.

Posted by: Zack | April 13, 2008 4:29 PM | Report abuse

well, i think that was about as bad as a team can play. green was absolutely terrible in this game. schultz looked like he's still hurt and matt cooke can't buy a goal. on the bright side, as bad as the caps played, if biron doesn't play out of his head, this game is tied. gonna be an interesting game on tuesday. bb has his work cut out for him....

Posted by: Cap Fan 1 | April 13, 2008 4:30 PM | Report abuse

It doesn't feel like the end of the world because of how long the team has been winning, but it feels like Philly has the edge because of how it's playing defensively.

And I don't know that Biron had a great game. How many pucks were shot right into his chest?

Posted by: Colin | April 13, 2008 4:31 PM | Report abuse

One loss after the streak is a disappointment, not a tragedy. They'll get get 'em in Philly.

Posted by: uncatim | April 13, 2008 4:32 PM | Report abuse

Cap Fan's right, Green was AWFUL. Just terrible today. He was undisciplined defensively. He turned the puck over several times. He took that ridiculous penalty at the end of the game. And how many times did he have the puck at the point on the PP without shooting? It's as though he was scared to hurt someone with his slapper again. Schultz did look like he was still hurt. He should be scratched for the next game. Huet gave up another soft goal. A lot going wrong right now.

Posted by: Colin | April 13, 2008 4:34 PM | Report abuse

Alright, this is where we go to Philly full of anger and determination to make up for today. So it won't be a sweep. We've won 2 of 3 in their house this season. Take it to Philly and leave everything there.

Rock the Red, Rock the Hawk, Let's go Caps!!!

Posted by: jmu_capsgirl | April 13, 2008 4:37 PM | Report abuse

They Caps looked sloppy. They were bound for a let down at one point. We werent going to go 16-0. I did see some encouraging things though. They did have plenty of chances on 5 on 5 and the power play, just couldnt put the nut in the bucket. Semin and Cooke arent going to miss like that too often. If Philly wants to give the Caps 7 or 8 power plays a game, we'll win the series.

Posted by: Moose33 | April 13, 2008 4:37 PM | Report abuse

lol, easy there, "Colin"... it's one game. I thought Huet finally settled down after that second goal. The Caps had some great chances, too. If Huet can keep playing like this, and the Caps keep getting chances like that, we'll win some more games.

Posted by: Syd | April 13, 2008 4:39 PM | Report abuse

Well.

That was a lot of terrible defense combined with some terrible luck: Semin should have won that game on his own. I'm betting that if he doesn't hit that early post on the wide open net, this game turns out a lot different.

The passing was awful, there was no hitting until the tiny bit by Backstrom and Ovechkin and Jurcina in the 3rd, Huet didn't have a great game... Even Fedorov, who's been absolutely killer for the Caps, had a bad game.

The beginning of the 3rd period was a little better, but whatever.

Now they've both won their 1st playoff game and they've lost their 1st playoff game. Everything from now on should be old hat.

Let's Go Caps!

Posted by: DrinkingPartner | April 13, 2008 4:40 PM | Report abuse

I missed the game. Was it a fair result? (i.e. should we have lost 2-0?)

Posted by: GoUnited | April 13, 2008 4:41 PM | Report abuse

Why is this stupid presale password not working for game 5 tickets? AGHH!

Posted by: Jordan | April 13, 2008 4:43 PM | Report abuse

Caps were missing tape to tape passes that they had been hitting recently. Hate to say it, but if Ovechkin is going to get all the coverage and have people say that he is the best player in the game, then he deserves criticism for that effort. Makes you worry seeing Flyers hit several seam passes early.

I agree on Schultz, I think he is our best option, but only if he is healthy, he looked quite timid.

I also appreciate Mike Milbury referring to the Caps as the Crapitals.

Posted by: reekie | April 13, 2008 4:43 PM | Report abuse

Well I think most of us did not have the Caps sweeping this series. It is okay. This was our Chicago. I really think our guys will pull their heads out of their back sides (like they did after that embarrassment in Chicago) and fire it up!

Maybe this little butt kicking was exactly what they needed for some perspective.

Is Poti hurt? Why has he been so tentative in both games? I understand Schultz, it was his first game after all. Nerves will hopefully settle down. Oh, and I still want to adopt Mike Green, so I know he will rebound from this terrible game and do just fine. I can feel it.

They just wanted to make sure we had one more home game. We win it on Sat. Come on fans, we have to still believe. This is the team of destiny after all.

Posted by: Kim | April 13, 2008 4:44 PM | Report abuse

I hope everyone realizes that we are in a series with a team that's not bad. They SHUT EVERYBODY down. Worst game we've played since CHI. PHI is a very opportunistic team, both goals came on mistakes by our defense.

No more stupid f'ing talk about if Clark will get his name on the Stanley Cup.

To think that we're that good to steam roll over anybody in the play-offs is beyond ridiculous.

Posted by: JSchon | April 13, 2008 4:44 PM | Report abuse

could have easily been 5-2

Posted by: hip hip | April 13, 2008 4:44 PM | Report abuse

Caps didn't play a good game, true. But the NBC crew was absolutely ridiculous from the first drop of the puck. McGuire was having one long orgasm over both Philly and Mike Richards, really unprofessional. I emailed NBC with my complaint - hope others do, too.

Posted by: Duhh | April 13, 2008 4:44 PM | Report abuse

@GoUnited
Short answer: yes. Philly played great, they obviously saw some tapes and adapt, got lucky a bit. We were not lucky but we also didn't play well at all.

Posted by: mauree | April 13, 2008 4:45 PM | Report abuse

oh ya, and Flash was useless. I want Fehr in the lineup to at least have somebody for in front of the net with size. I know he hasn't shown much this year, but the kid has a nose for the net.

Posted by: reekie | April 13, 2008 4:46 PM | Report abuse

good call hckycaps and longtime.....I agree that how we got to look at it.

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 4:47 PM | Report abuse

Comments:
1) I'm tired of Flash. Does nothing. At least switch it up for a game or so
2) That was just an off game. I firmly believe that it was the combination of a lot of our players having bad games and a few of theirs (most notably biron) being on top of theirs.
3) yeah, Biron had a lot of shots in the chest, but much of that was because of good positioning and very few second shots. We definitely lost the crease battles.
4) Game 3 will be key. If we don't see a better effort from the Caps this will be a quick series. Even if we don't win game 3, if the game is close and the caps play better I will still have some hope.
5) Don't be fooled by the win streak and the 3rd seed. We still squeaked into the playoffs and it's an uphill battle.

Posted by: Scott | April 13, 2008 4:54 PM | Report abuse

no point in e-mailing nbc nor vs. their coverage sucks no matter which game they're covering.emerick would call the same game sans glasses with his head inside a paper bag.

Posted by: mrbill | April 13, 2008 4:56 PM | Report abuse

Lets just be honest here. Game 1 the Caps were lucky to run away with the win. Everything I have seen, the whistle should have blown on the tying goal by Green.

Speaking of him...he has been TERRIBLE minus the 2 goals in game 1! Always caught looking toward offense and getting caught up ice. Brutal.

OV hasnt been there. The depth of the Flyers is starting to show now.

Im a caps fan, but lets face it, the Flyers are a better team.

Posted by: JamesD | April 13, 2008 5:00 PM | Report abuse

-Play Eminger, not Erskine
-Don't bother trying Flash on the 2nd line
-Play as if you have teammates on the ice
-Maybe start Kolzig? If not and Huet plays like this in Game 3, I think we need to in Game 4

Posted by: ultra | April 13, 2008 5:05 PM | Report abuse

Wow half of you people are acting like the series is over already. Calm down

Posted by: GoUnited | April 13, 2008 5:08 PM | Report abuse

To blame Huet for this is nonsense. Neither goal was his fault, the D was awful in the first period.

Schultz needs to be out of the lineup for game 3. He was slow, he wasn't physical, and he looked lost. I would much rather have Eminger in there.

Same to Fleischmann but for different reasons. I think Boudreau is biased because of how well he played in Hershey but he is not an NHL caliber player. He plays scared and his wrist shot is pathetic. Quentin Laing brings a hell of a lot more to the table in the defensive zone, and we need that right now.

Posted by: Danny | April 13, 2008 5:10 PM | Report abuse

The Caps are reading too many of their own press clippings. Getting them on the road to Philly might be the best thing that can happen right now. Keeping them out of the DC Clubs (Green was seen at a local hotspot @ 2:30am Fri night and away from the adoring DC media will bring them back to earth. Gabby needs to lock these young guys down in a Philly hotel and get back to teamwork. There was not teamwork flow from the Caps except from the old timer Federov. Nothing clicked. Go to Philly and re-group.

Posted by: agp1962 | April 13, 2008 5:20 PM | Report abuse

good call hckycaps and longtime.....I agree that how we got to look at it.

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 5:22 PM | Report abuse

we put 40+ shots on net in this game, the goalie who kept the team in it was huet, not biron. huet is gonna continue to be knocked around as he was this game, crashing the net will be key.

announcer was right to gush over mike richards, guy is a bonafide leader and amazing player. go back and watch how he basically dominated all aspects of the game; faceoffs, keeping the puck in the zone, hits, etc from the start of the 2nd period on.

was at the game on friday, can't believe we gave it away. let's see if there are more than 5 caps fans anywhere near wachovia center this week.

Posted by: flyers fan | April 13, 2008 5:22 PM | Report abuse

good call hckycaps and longtime.....I agree that how we got to look at it.

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 5:24 PM | Report abuse

flyers fan, get over yourself......

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 5:27 PM | Report abuse

oh i'm over myself, just make sure your boys can get over the utter domination handed down to them today. hopefully all the caps fans that found their way to the verizon center for their first hockey game this weekend can remember how to get back next saturday when we're wrapping it up in game 5!

huuuuuuu-eeeeeet!
huuuuuuu-eeeeeet!

Posted by: flyers fan | April 13, 2008 5:30 PM | Report abuse

As an avid caps fan, I cant help but point out inconsistencies in this message board.

Everyone here was jumping on the Flyers fans for either booing another team/player of saying the other team/player sucks

Well I just got back from th game and i heard a lot of that tonight...as well as on tv from game 1

Caps fans, lets face it we are as classless as everyone else, get over ourselves.

Posted by: Tommmy | April 13, 2008 5:32 PM | Report abuse

Flyers Fan - the Caps have a better shot at winning the Eastern Conference than the Flyers.

Glad to see you are celebrating with the other tards from philly by coming on here.

ONE is the loneliest number that you've ever seen... notice how there is only one flyer fan on here and only one game that you have won.

Posted by: 828 | April 13, 2008 5:36 PM | Report abuse

Caps outplayed 5 of 6 periods on home ice. Flyers got 'em figured out. Without a brilliant adjustment from Boudreau, I don't see the Caps winning another game.

Posted by: Herb33 | April 13, 2008 5:44 PM | Report abuse

Flyers Fan decides to grow cojones now that his team won a game. I guess I should imitate Flyers Fan by saying the Caps gave away this game because they came out flat today. But no I won't sink down to his homer status.

Truth is the Caps did play flat today it happen... Did the Flyers play great I don't think so. However I'll concede that they outplayed the Caps tonight and deserved the win. We'll see what happens in game 2 but I'm guessing the Flyers better be ready for an angry Caps team.

Posted by: Edge | April 13, 2008 5:45 PM | Report abuse

better chance to win the east than the flyers? what gives you that impression? they don't even have as good a chance of winning their first round series, just lost home ice advantage. going into the 3rd period of both games down 2 goals is certainly not a way to assert yourself as a stanley cup contender. flyers losing the lead in game 1 was an anomaly, especially in the playoffs.

another statistical anomaly, 2 goals from brashear and stecker in game 1. prob not gonna happen again. flyers ability to generate consistent scoring from 3 lines will be the difference the rest of the way.

caps won't have nearly the amount of fan support in philly that the flyers brought down to dc. entire downstairs room at green turtle was flyers fans on friday afternoon.

when the flyers skate, they can play and beat anyone, and they feed off the energy at home and lack of home crowd energy on the road.

if our guy isn't lying on the ice thinking he lost a testicle (with your entire arena cheering and taunting as he was writhing in pain, classy), we could very easily be up 2-0 now talking sweep.

beating up on the dregs of the eastern conference - the southeast division - doesn't get you ready for the endless grind, the physicality required for playoff success. flyers battled all year in the atlantic, and it's gonna show these next 2 games in philly.

Posted by: flyers fan | April 13, 2008 5:46 PM | Report abuse

Losing a 2 goal lead is not the makings of a champion.

And, thanks to Philly, Rangers, Buffalo, and Pittsburg supporting the Caps by coming to the VC, the Caps are already prepared for their road games.

The Caps are a better team than the Flyers - they just got did bad earlier in the season. If BB was the coach from the start - he was on pace to lead the Caps to 109 points... that's 2nd in the NHL.

So, good luck to you... The Caps rarely lose 2 games in a row and Alex rarely gets shutout two games in a row. Oh, and thanks for waking them up!!!

Posted by: 828 | April 13, 2008 5:55 PM | Report abuse

Oh, jeez. Flyers Fan was right on a few points. First Huet did keep us in the game. Richards was a force on the ice. I think the NBC "commentators" went way overboard on their very pro-Flyer's call of the game. I eventually watched the game as my mother-in-law does - as a deaf person. Much better that way. At least Locker and Joe B. call it even.

Green was afraid to shoot the puck after last game's injury from his slapshot. He needs to get over it and pound the puck at the net.

The D needs to clear out Hartnell, Umberger and Richards from camping out in front of the net. Too much bumping into Huet and blocking his sight-lines. If the refs aren't going to call interference, we need to camp out in front of their goalie, too.

Passing sucked big time. We looked like pond hockey guys out there with passes behind, way in front, or just trying to do it all as an individual instead of a team.

Semin has GOT to put shots away. He's been silent for entirely too long! Same with Koz and Backs. Shots on net and UGLY rebounds will win these games, not fancy passing. Same on power-plays.

Got something to work on tomorrow.

Posted by: Greg S. | April 13, 2008 5:57 PM | Report abuse

Somebody needs to run Biron.When they try to send your goalie to the hospital,you send theirs to the morgue.That's the Picone way.
No worries.We'll take care of business tuesday.

Posted by: markfromparkville | April 13, 2008 6:02 PM | Report abuse

Just ignore flyers fan, worst sports fans in the nation...

But I have to think is the first hockey play-off series some of you have watched. This had 7 game slug fest written all over it going in...you can't let the wins get you to high or the losses to low. 7 game series is a slug fest. The caps ran out of gas tonight and only lost 2-0. Some people on here are acting like the franchise just folded or something. We deserve the knock as bad hockey fans if this is how we act. Take our loss, learn from it and gear up to battle in filthy....

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 6:03 PM | Report abuse

Flyers fan is a pillow biter!

Posted by: Anonymous | April 13, 2008 6:06 PM | Report abuse

>>Take our loss, learn from it and gear up to battle ...

Yep, that's all I'm sayin'. If Boudreau makes the right adjustments based on what he's learned, the Caps'll advance. "Sticking with what got us here" is a noble sentiment, but it won't get you far in the playoffs. The Flyers adjusted to Friday's loss, and today they won all 3 periods. On Philly ice they'll have the match-up advantage. It's all about learning and adjusting.

Posted by: Herb33 | April 13, 2008 6:18 PM | Report abuse

worst fans in the nation? *sigh* fans in philly are consistently acknowledged as some the most passionate and knowledgeable for all for major sports teams, especially hockey. flyers fans vs. caps fans is not even a discussion that a true hockey fan would debate in terms of loyalty, home support and overall hockey knowledge.

national media loves to pile on with the stereotypes of eagles fans (can we hear one more person bringing up the throwing snowballs at santa story w/out knowing the full details around it please!) and permeate this stereotype through all other franchises in the city. which helps generate ignorant comments such as the above.

i went to the game on friday night and if you think many a classless caps fan didn't go out of their way to pass along personal insults then share what you're smoking. it happens everywhere, you accept it as a fan going to a road arena and sack up or you whine about how mean another teams fans are from the safety of your living room.

every sports team has obnixious fans the question is how many true fans do you have that have? fans that have followed the team for years, actually attend games on a consistent basis other than the playoffs, etc.

Posted by: flyers fan | April 13, 2008 6:21 PM | Report abuse

Let's see. There are five games left, and three of them (if it goes that far) would be in DC. Note to Flyers Fan. I'm guessing math isn't your strong suit, but the Caps still have home ice advantage. And Philly had essentially zero fans in the building Friday or today, as you know, if you were actually there as you claim.

That said, the Caps have big problems that need to be addressed, and they start with clearing their crease, and crashing Philly's. If that doesn't happen, I don't see this series going the Caps way, or even going 7. The Caps are not going to win with their repeated 1 on 4 "breaks."

Posted by: Steve | April 13, 2008 6:24 PM | Report abuse

* one good bit of nbc coverage was players were 2 far apart for passes- this caused players to carry the puck & wear themselves down/ give up turnovers

* green tried to solo his way into the game win

* lots of wasted foot movement (wild thrashing around) by O & D while on D. they should move but have economy of movement

* i didn't see flash do major harm but i think his presence switches the focus for that line. laich should be goal scorer by crashing the net. put in fehr or laing. and make it a line that frustrates the other team. right now, i do not think that line knows what it's major job is.

* flash tries to stickhandle like mad & loses the puck. he needs to get back to basics.

* philly played real smart, clogging things up, keeping pressure, but being economical in their movements.

* don't punish the player who is annoying your stars. annoy their stars. completely wrong focus to go after the same guy who frustrates you. frustrate someone who scores a lot of goals.

Posted by: jim* | April 13, 2008 6:26 PM | Report abuse

>>There are five games left, and three of them (if it goes that far) would be in DC.

Huh?

Posted by: Herb33 | April 13, 2008 6:27 PM | Report abuse

flyers fan, dont you have a board you can go celebrate your victory on???????

Posted by: chris larry | April 13, 2008 6:29 PM | Report abuse

oh, 1 more thing. caps were falling down a fair amount- maybe from bad ice- but philly didn't. i think this is a try and carry thru areas they shouldn't/ over handling the puck issue.

semin imo was good and benefited from a few good set up passes.

Posted by: jim* | April 13, 2008 6:29 PM | Report abuse

@flyers fan

Dont come in our barn and cry about it...Loser

Posted by: Anonymous | April 13, 2008 6:31 PM | Report abuse

flyers fan -

I'm a Philly naitive. I was at the games when the fans threw snowballs and batteries. They set up court rooms at the old Veteran stadium. You don't see court rooms being set up at the FedEx field, do you?

By the way, regarding your claim that Philly is a better hockey town than DC -- when was the last time the Flyers in the Stanley Cup finals?

Also, since you brought up the ignorant Eagles fans -- no matter how much they try to bully people, the Eagles will NEVER EVER win a Superbowl. How sad.

Posted by: Danny | April 13, 2008 6:35 PM | Report abuse

I can't help but agree with a few points made by "flyer fan".

Our team is filled with incredible talent, but its very young. A bad game by one of the players (Green for example) can affect everybody. However when banging on all cylinders we're among the best in the league. No offense, but in that case the Flyers would lose and lose bad.

Anyway kudos for an incredible game by the Flyers. There was some dirty plays (Briere on Huet's head should have been a major penalty, maybe even game miscondut) but not as much as I expected from Philly.

I hope we'll kick your behinds on tuesday.


Posted by: mauree | April 13, 2008 6:39 PM | Report abuse

No wonder the Caps lost today. We had a new guy in the lineup. He was probably trying to figure out how to fit in. This is from the online Washington Post write-up by Joseph White:

"A turnover at center ice led to the second goal. Mike Knuble took the puck from Jeff Green and started a 2-on-1 rush"

I don't know this Jeff Green guy, but it might have been better to play Emi than a brand new dude. :)

Posted by: Puckdawg69 | April 13, 2008 6:41 PM | Report abuse

I feel badly for the Caps today - but I am so proud of what they have done this season! And I have been a season ticket holder for 5 years - I am not just jumping on the bandwagon when they are winning. I was so angry at people leaving early and booing at the end of the game. If you can't take the bad with the good, stay home and watch the game on TV.

Posted by: rvan64 | April 13, 2008 6:42 PM | Report abuse

Time for a wake-up call. The Caps have been outplayed in 5 of the 6 periods. Philly got the split and is in complete control of the series. Philly is a terrible matchup for us and we're in deep doo-doo unless we make some serious changes. I'll leave that to BB.

Posted by: Hector Camacho | April 13, 2008 6:44 PM | Report abuse

Flyers Fan stop adding fuel to the fire. There are enough idiot caps fans monitoring this blog to argue with you. For everyone's sake just shut it

Posted by: GoUnited | April 13, 2008 6:51 PM | Report abuse

@ agp1962
I am not shocked that Green was out until 230 on Friday night, but I was hoping that wouldn't be a problem in the playoffs. Was Laich with him? I've seen them out together before.

playing in Philly might actually work to the Caps skill players benefit. I played on better ice sheets than Verizon in both youth and college hockey. Maybe now some of those passes will settle down on the tape. Not an excuse, both teams are on the same garbage ice in DC, just saying.

Was nice to see that a couple of the Wizards were at the game, didn't look like Haywood was one of them.

Anybody notice how often Richards gets rocked? I know he is a good player, and he gets his licks in also, but doesn't seem to do a great job absorbing hits.

Posted by: reekie | April 13, 2008 6:52 PM | Report abuse

Back on topic:

I feel that the Caps will win game three. They have always been able to come back strong after a bad performance. They have NEVER gotten into a slump of any kind when BB came over and I expect that consistency to uphold.

However, if the flyers dominate us and win it will be a five game series.

Posted by: GoUnited | April 13, 2008 6:53 PM | Report abuse

Herb: I'll spell it out for you. Home ice advantage is awarded to the higher seed. It means that team gets one more home game than the lower seeded team. When the home teams lose game 1, it is sometimes said they have lost home ice advantage, because of the remaining possible six games, three would be played at each team's venue. When you end the first two games with a 1-1 split, the higher seeded team has not lost home ice advantage, as three of the possible remaining five games would be at home.

Posted by: Steve | April 13, 2008 6:58 PM | Report abuse

reekie,
Laich and Green weren't together unless Laich joined him after the Wizards game (they showed Green there with somebody else on CSN.)

I'm still looking forward to the rest of the series. And I agree that no matter what happens the rest of the playoffs, we should be proud of what these guys have accomplished this season. I may be one of the newer fans, but I'll be cheering for these guys for many years to come.
Rock the Red, Rock the Hawk, Let's go Caps!

Posted by: jmu_capsgirl | April 13, 2008 7:04 PM | Report abuse

@Steve, Jim

Next two games in Philly, then WASH-PHI-WASH.
How do you calculate 3 more home games in WASH? That's 2 more, for a total of 4 out of 7.

Posted by: mauree | April 13, 2008 7:04 PM | Report abuse

Games 3,4 & 6 in Philadelphia
Games 5 & 7 in Washington

It's is now a best of 5 series.

Posted by: DJ | April 13, 2008 7:08 PM | Report abuse

>>> When you end the first two games with a 1-1 split, the higher seeded team has not lost home ice advantage, as three of the possible remaining five games would be at home.

Huh???

Posted by: Herb33 | April 13, 2008 7:14 PM | Report abuse

Too much beer on my part, obviously. I stand corrected. Perhaps math is not my strong suit. :)

Posted by: Steve | April 13, 2008 7:17 PM | Report abuse

Was Green out until 2:30 Friday night after Game 1 or out until 2:30 after Saturday night's Wizards game? Big difference there in my opinion.

I hope that BB finds a way to get these guys back on track. However, I also hope that he makes a few better adjustments. Personally I did not get moving Flash to the second line in the third period. If anything I would have put a net crasher like Brooks Laich there to help balance. Flash just seemed to find creative ways to turn the puck over.

I love Mike Green, but think the Jeff Green thing in the Post write up may have been a Freudian (sp) slip. I mean he did manage to fall down and turn over the puck like our buddy Jeff quite a bit. I actually kept waiting for him to run into Huet. Let's just hope that we don't see Milan Erskine or Thomas Semin in Game 3.

Posted by: Kim | April 13, 2008 7:23 PM | Report abuse

Thoughts on the game:

Plain and simple Philly outplayed Washington and wanted it far more. The Caps got away and tried to be too individual. I went back and watched Game 1 and you could tell even down two goals then..they stayed together as a unit and won.

Defense was horrible. No way should that first goal have happened. Philly did a great job shutting down the stretch passes the Caps thrive off of. They need to adjust and keep it simple coming out of the zone. Mike Green needs to realize he's not super man. Bottom line..he's still a defenseman in the end. You don't go skating in then get knocked off the puck and then simply lose the puck. You have to drive to the net. And why Green's hesitancy to shoot today. Blast away. Who cares how many testicles get rattled in the process?

The Caps and Coach Boudreau have their work cut out for them and we'll see how they adjust. This team needs a killer instinct. They need to be mad and start beating up Philly. Hartnell's running of Huet was cheap and I think it was Morrison that was trying to pull Hartnell off Huet when he should've been pounding his head repeatedly off the ice and letting him know he messed up. He should've had Hartnell hurting in pain. Penalty or not Hartnell should have a target on him and be prepared for someone to go after him or make Biron free game. He needs to be run. Plain and simple.

Get nasty. If the Caps can't adjust heading into Game 3..this series will be over quick. It's playoff hockey folks. Ups and downs. Cheer the ups and roll with the downs. LET'S GO CAPS!!!!

Posted by: Jonathan | April 13, 2008 7:24 PM | Report abuse

Im never going into the Booth ever again. I got tickets from my boss because he knows I am an avid hockey fan originally from Buffalo.

My 6 year old son is HUGH Biron fan. I bought him a Flyers Biron jersey (which he was wearing) so he could get it signed this year to go along with is Buffalo ones.

About 3 minutes into the first period he had to go to the bathroom, of course 6 year olds have to do this at inopportune times.

The restroom had 6 guys plus me and my son. He goes into the bathroom stall, shuts the door and tries to do his business. I end up standing hear the wall next to the sinks so I could see the entire bathroom.

No sooner does he lock the door of the stall, 2 of the Caps fans start banging on the door of the stall

It went something like this:

'Hey ya little piece of S--- get your a-- out here, we want to teach you something about who you should cheer for'

At this moment I jump between these two idiots and the door and try to push them off of the door. All the while my son is screaming and crying, eventually pissing all over himself.

On of these buffons tries swinging at me and missing, hitting the stall door. All the while the other idiots in the bathroom are egging them on saying Flyers Suck!

I crawled under the stall and grabbed my son and rushed out of the bathroom went right to security who then took me to the police.


All the times I have taken him up to Philly this year I have NEVER IN MY LIFE SEEEN PHILLY FANS go after CHILDREN!

Gutless...thats my impression of you all GUTLESS!


I HOPE THE CAPS LOSE AND AO BREAKS A DAMN LEG!

Posted by: Jon Jon | April 13, 2008 7:40 PM | Report abuse

Boo hoo hoo. Cry me a river. The caps were not flat. Simply put, they were out-played and out-coached. Today they were taken out of their game by a better team. So what!? It is only one game, get over it. They need to play less individualistic, and improve their power play - the series are not lost yet.

Oh, yeah. The broadcasters were much better than the two local bozos. Even when I didn't agree with them, it was so nice to hear more of the game and less of the homey crap and incessant trivial talk.

Posted by: x | April 13, 2008 7:42 PM | Report abuse

That's really sad Jon Jon I'm sorry.
Idiots like that are everywhere... honestly, I like beer at a game but some rule should be in place to avoid people to get drunk like that - or at least to harass anybody. More security maybe. That really sucks I can imagine the sentiment of never wanting to go again to a game.

Posted by: mauree | April 13, 2008 7:45 PM | Report abuse

@Jon Jon
If you story is true and I would have been there (Wearing AO's number), I would have been right along with you kicking some ass. Idiots like that need to be flushed in the toilet.
I don't blame you for being upset, but wishing AO breaks a leg? He has not done anything to you or your family.

Posted by: x | April 13, 2008 7:54 PM | Report abuse

Hartnell is a punk. Prediction: before the end of the series, someone will separate his body from his head.

Posted by: old time hockey | April 13, 2008 7:54 PM | Report abuse

Thats pretty embarrassing...

Posted by: Tommmy | April 13, 2008 7:54 PM | Report abuse

@ Kim, Green is in love with himself. He's got the big star head already and he looked like a minor leaguer out there today. I think BB should have sat him down for the 3rd period. He was pitiful to put it mildly. Mr. Wizards watcher. Big man on town. He got smoked today. AWFUL.

Posted by: Esa Tikkanen | April 13, 2008 7:59 PM | Report abuse

Pro sports is not a family friendly experience IMHO apart from baseball probably. Usually a lot of tards all hammered and yelling obscenities all game with no care to who is around them.

Posted by: nadir | April 13, 2008 8:03 PM | Report abuse

JON JON. Glad to hear you had a good time at the game. JON JON, do you know what happens to people who wear opposing jerseys in Philly, it is worse, much worse. OV ain't breakin anything, but the Flyers. Next time get your kid an old Pete Peeters Capitals jersey and he will only get high fives. Send it to me and I will personally autograph it myself.

Posted by: Pete Peeters | April 13, 2008 8:04 PM | Report abuse

I'm now a Caps fans from a distance. While living in NoVA, I went to games, but if the product is not up to standards, as was the case for a few years, I'm not plunking down $65/ticket or thereabouts to see a sub par performance. Does that mean I was a bandwagon type. I don't think so. Just someone who wants value for his buck. I still followed the Caps, even after moving to Wisconsin, and watched as they progressed. If I was still in the area, I would have gone to fewer games. Don't stick me with a bandwagoner label for being smart and thrifty.

Posted by: wicapfan | April 13, 2008 8:09 PM | Report abuse

I dunno I guess if I had to take a urine soaked 6 yr old home with me I would be wishing for someone to break something.

@ Pete

Ive been up to Philly a few times too and yes it does get brutal but ive never seen any drunkards go off on children. I have seen Philly drunkards get angry but in the same breath buy an opposing fans kid ice cream..then a beer, that was a little confusing.

Posted by: JamesD | April 13, 2008 8:09 PM | Report abuse

Jon Jon: Sorry to hear that. All fans DO have some obnoxious fans. Sounds like you found ours. I have a five year old son, and we have gone to games in other arenas, including Pittsburgh. I have generally found people are nice to kids -- some good natured ribbing, but nothing like what you described.

Posted by: smarner | April 13, 2008 8:13 PM | Report abuse

Jon Jon: Sorry to hear that. All teams DO have some obnoxious fans. Sounds like you found ours. I have a five year old son, and we have gone to games in other arenas, including Pittsburgh. I have generally found people are nice to kids -- some good natured ribbing, but nothing like what you described.

Posted by: smarner | April 13, 2008 8:14 PM | Report abuse

Just got back from the game. Here are my thoughts

1) Mike Green needs to refocus. I think the attention from game 1 clearly went to his head. He tried to do too much, and got burned over and over.

2) I was told that Eddie Olczyk somehow claimed there were as many Flyers fans as Caps fans. That is the most absurd comment I have ever heard in my life. There MAY have been 300 flyers fans in the entire building. And that might be a generous number. NBC should cut loose that joke of a commentator. Pathetic.

3) While the energy level wasn't nearly as high as Friday's game, I was proud of the way the majority of the fans stayed until the final whistle.

4) The Flyers may have had a lot more penalties called on them than the Caps, but they could have easily had twice or three times as many penalties called. How many times was Huet tackled by a Flyer who laid on him even after the puck was ALL the way down the rink? How many Caps players got mugged and had helmets ripped off etc. How many cheap shots behind the play went unpunished? The Flyers don't just play physical, they play cheap, so our boys need to keep their cool.

5) Biron made a few amazing saves early on that really swung the momentum. Huet played OK, but still doesn't seem as sharp as he did in March.

6) As badly as we played, if one or two bounces go our way in the offensive zone, we could have pulled it out. Now is not the time to panic Caps fans, we still have 5 games left to play.

7) I think the afternoon start hurt the energy in the crowd. It may have also caused our players to be more lethargic than usual. Does anybody know what our record is in afternoon games?

Posted by: Sombrero Guy | April 13, 2008 8:16 PM | Report abuse

sorry about your kid, man. that sux. unfortunately, doors and steps aren't keeping enough of the morons out of the building. maybe there should be a maze at the entrance or the ticket collector should ask an algebra problem before he/she rips your ticket.


http://store.theonion.com/the-sports-team-from-my-area-is-superior-p-83.html

anyway, sorry about your kid, jon

Posted by: jim* | April 13, 2008 8:18 PM | Report abuse

glad to see a couple caps fans understand the math behind home ice advantage, was getting worried, but not surprised.

hartnell is doing exactly what he's supposed to do in the playoffs, get under the skin of any and all opposing players he encounters. he's a big boy, if someone wants to bring it he'll be right there.

danny, great points all. very insightful. i s'pose most recent stanley cup appearance should be the standard by which all hockey towns are rated. genius. if your franchise has never won a stanley cup, does that make them completely irrelevant by your logic?

ovechkin is the best player in the world and you've got some good young talent, but the flyers are deeper and better constructed for a 7 game series. hatcher comes back on tuesday to help inflict some additional punishment. huuuuuuuuuuuuuuu-eeeeeeet will be hearing footsteps on tuesday night, and the fans will be serenading him huuuuuuuuuuuu-eeeeeeeeeeeet huuuuuuuuuu-eeeeeeeeeeeet*

*for the unaware caps fans, when it's clear the visiting goalie is rattled the home fans will derisively chant his name in unision, accentuating the syllables. if you haven't heard it before - probable - tune in on tuesday night.

Posted by: flyers fan | April 13, 2008 8:25 PM | Report abuse

@JonJon

Sorry you had to experience that. To be honest, I am shocked because I have never seen anything like that in all the games I have gone to at the Verizon Center.

Posted by: Sombrero Guy | April 13, 2008 8:28 PM | Report abuse

glad to see a couple caps fans understand the math behind home ice advantage, was getting worried, but not entirely surprised.

hartnell is doing exactly what he's supposed to do in the playoffs, get under the skin of any and all opposing players he encounters. he's a big boy, if someone wants to bring it he'll be right there.

danny, great points all. very insightful. i s'pose most recent stanley cup appearance should be the standard by which all hockey towns are rated. genius. if your franchise has never won a stanley cup, does that make them completely irrelevant by your logic?

ovechkin is the best player in the world and you've got some good young talent, but the flyers are deeper and better constructed for a 7 game series, although obviously biron needs to bring his a-game.

hatcher comes back on tuesday to help inflict some additional punishment. huuuuuuuuuuuuuuu-eeeeeeet will be hearing footsteps on tuesday night, and the fans will be serenading him huuuuuuuuuuuu-eeeeeeeeeeeet huuuuuuuuuu-eeeeeeeeeeeet*

*for any unaware caps fans, when it's clear the visiting goalie is rattled the home fans will derisively chant his name in unision, accentuating the syllables. if you haven't heard it before - quite possible - tune in on tuesday night.

Posted by: flyers fan | April 13, 2008 8:29 PM | Report abuse

THE CAPS FORGOT WHAT GOT THEM INTO THE PLAYOFF
However Huet will have a better game in Philly.
So will Green ( cant be any worse)
Flash is so done...I'll be shocked if we dont see Laing next game.We need to get into it defensively.Steckel Laing and Bradley rocked when they were together.
WE NEED TO SHAPE UP DEFENSIVELY AND fLASH DOESNT DO DEFENSE

Posted by: WENDEL | April 13, 2008 8:30 PM | Report abuse

THE CAPS FORGOT WHAT GOT THEM INTO THE PLAYOFF
However Huet will have a better game in Philly.
So will Green ( cant be any worse)
Flash is so done...I'll be shocked if we dont see Laing next game.We need to get into it defensively.Steckel Laing and Bradley rocked when they were together.
WE NEED TO SHAPE UP DEFENSIVELY AND fLASH DOESNT DO DEFENSE

Posted by: WENDEL | April 13, 2008 8:30 PM | Report abuse

Well that was less than fun ... I guess the Caps have spoiled me the past couple of months!

reekie:
Did Milbury really say Crapitals?!?

Steve R.:
Did you rock the "Geen"?!? I hope so, because Green sure was not rockin' anything! That is the worst game I have seen him play this season.

Puckdawg69:
Jeff Green?!? Maybe THAT is why Green was playing so poorly - it was not Mike, at all!

I could go on and on about everything that went wrong, but what's the point?!? It is time to look forward and to prepare for the next big game. Have faith, my friends - we have only just begun!

Posted by: Boo! | April 13, 2008 8:33 PM | Report abuse

@ boo

Yes, he did say Crapitals, not on purpose, but it was just a bit obnoxious given some of the absurd statements already made on the broadcast such as 50/50 in terms of fans at the game. Everybody looked pretty red to me, but maybe I need my eyes checked. Milbury did not say it really in a malicious way though. It was more like, "If I was the coach of the Crapit... haha I just said Crapitals" then went on to explain what he would do if he was coach of the Caps. It was pretty biased commentating, not saying that it has to be like Comcast and focus on just the Caps, but hey maybe it was so Pro-Philly because they were out-playing us so badly.

Posted by: reekie | April 13, 2008 8:42 PM | Report abuse

Sombrero Guy:
Glad you said that about Biron. I heard several folks say he had a monster game. Really?!? Not so much. I don't think that he won that game as much as we lost it ... ya know?

Posted by: Boo! | April 13, 2008 8:42 PM | Report abuse

@Flyers Fan

In some respects, you're absolutely right. The Flyers have a tad bit more depth, have certainly had more edge, and certainly played a better game than the Caps did today.

At this point, due to injuries and a terrible game today, I can't really argue the first two points, but the Flyers did not by any means dominate the Caps today.

Biron did have an excellent game, but that was pretty much it. The first goal was a complete breakdown on our part and the second goal was an unlucky rebound while Huet flailed.

The score sheet says the Flyers had 41 shots. The general consensus on this board is that Huet had an average/bad game. Those 39 other shots must have been pretty pathetic, then, no? With the exception of one particular exchange that saw Huet make about 5 saves in a row, there weren't too many outbursts by the Flyers that showed how well they were playing. In fact, the Caps had many more exchanges (granted, all either by Semin or in the first five minutes of the game or in the 3rd period) that forced Biron to save the game.

The Flyers won the game and dominated physically. I won't argue that point, but they didn't steal the show by any means.

If anything, it's really much more obvious as to how utterly terribly the Caps as a whole played today. The Caps played as badly as they did, surrendered 41 total shots, and only 2 goals. Had Philly dominated that game, especially considering Huet's performance, the score would have been closer to 6 or 7-0.

But it wasn't.

And it's true that the Caps have suffered back-to-back losses only once since Boudreau stepped in. I don't expect that to change. And even if it does, they didn't lose three in a row.

And I doubt they will.

Posted by: DrinkingPartner | April 13, 2008 8:45 PM | Report abuse

Jon Jon, my sincere apologies for the drunken a**holes that accosted your son. We may talk trash like anybody else, but I am embarrassed that there are Caps fans that would do that to a kid. I understand your hatred towards the Caps after that abhorrent treatment, although I think hating drunken idiots is a better use of your time and energy. I hope your son is/will be alright.

Boo!,
Yeah, Milbury said Crapitals, then corrected himself, then was like, "actually, that's pretty much accurate."

Let's go Caps!!

Posted by: jmu_capsgirl | April 13, 2008 8:47 PM | Report abuse

Dilbury sucks. This is a guy pretending like he knows it all after being fired.
I thought he was pretty harsh on Ovie. He could have said it in a more respectful way. Just goes to show you that nbc's coverage of hockey needs plenty of improvement.

The Caps passes were very sloppy and they kept trying to make the perfect shot and pass too much. They needed to just work more in the corners. They should respond better in Philly.

Posted by: capfan1 | April 13, 2008 8:48 PM | Report abuse

reekie:

Unbelievable. Well, take it for what it is worth - he also quite passionately said that we would not make the playoffs. So, consider the source.

BTW, I was there and it was VERY red - I would say even more so than Friday (i.e. the most red yet!). I can't believe they said it was 50/50 ... they must have been watching a recap from earlier in the season. ;-)

Posted by: Boo! | April 13, 2008 8:48 PM | Report abuse

Caps looked flat out there. Everyone trying to carry the puck through the entire Flyer team. Passing sucked, team work non-existant. Shooting on power plays? Nope - just pass the puck around until its turned over.

@Boo, worst game I can remember Green having. Funny thing is that they were out of R's again, so I changed gears for the 28th time and went with #24..... He had a stellar game as well..

To keep it in perspective, it is a 7 game series, losing today sucks but it is not the end of the world. How the boys play the first 10 minutes Tuesday will be interesting to see.

Posted by: Steve R | April 13, 2008 8:49 PM | Report abuse

new thread!

Posted by: Anonymous | April 13, 2008 8:52 PM | Report abuse

flyers fan. Don't worry. We know what it means to chant the goalie's name.

HEX-TALLLLLLLL

HEX-TALLLLLLLL


Ring any bells, you condescending troll?

Posted by: smarner | April 13, 2008 8:53 PM | Report abuse

Umm, maybe it's just me, but I'll take a 1-1 split as opposed to what happened to the DEFENDING STANLEY CUP CHAMPION Anaheim Ducks in their barn at the hands of the Dallas Stars. They are now down 2-0 people. And, I'd submit that all you read on a blog may not be true, hence my skepticism of Jon Jon's account re: his son. My BS detector is going off. Stay focused people and don't let the charlatan interlopers get you all riled up. Caps will prevail. No way the Cryers shut Ovie down the whole series, so relax and enjoy the ride.

Posted by: MetalCapsFan | April 13, 2008 8:54 PM | Report abuse

The runs at Huet were absurd (especially when he had his head pushed into the ice), but was even worse was that we let it happen. The only one who really retaliated was Huet. If someone runs our goalie, they need to have their head taken off, or a visit from Mr. Brash. That's the only way it will stop. Even if it means taking a penalty, it's worth it in game two of what will be a seven game series to send a message.

Posted by: Hook | April 13, 2008 8:56 PM | Report abuse

@Boo!

Yeah, thats a fair statement. Biron made a few great saves early, but we got out of our game really quickly. We didn't shoot enough, tried to skate through 3 players at once etc.

Posted by: Sombrero Guy | April 13, 2008 8:58 PM | Report abuse

Eddie O never said there was as many flyers fans as caps fans his statement was a lot of red with a few sprinkles of black and some orange. What makes me laugh is that fans get mad when NBC covers both teams and not just the caps. they talked about Richards at first intermission and about Ovechkin at second intermission, it was never 1 sided but I guess if they are not saying AO or the caps every 2 seconds then they are not covering the game correctly. The Caps played horrible they did not deserve to be talked up. They are a young team, all young teams go through a rough first year in the playoffs.

Posted by: Anonymous | April 13, 2008 8:59 PM | Report abuse

drinkingpartner, agree with your post, statistics seem to indicate the game was more of a domination than it really was. obviously i didn't feel secure until those last 2 power plays in the 3rd - where the majority of the shot disparity took place - given our 2 goal meltdown on friday.

when the game finishes 2-0 though it's a lot easier to say it was dominating. many shots right at huet, but he get very lucky on the shot that trickled under his arm and then between him and the post relatively early on in the 3rd period. biron got lucky semin couldn't hit an open net, so it could have been a diff story.

jmucaps_girl, i'm a madison grad myself.

and yes, i remember the hextall chants well, came up small for us in a couple huge playoff games back in the 90's.....

Posted by: flyers fan | April 13, 2008 9:07 PM | Report abuse

I went to the Spectrum when I was around 8 years old. Got pushed down the stairs by some drunk flyer fan cause i had a little langway fake tshirt jersey on. if its true sorry, but it happens in philly too.

Posted by: JonJon 2 | April 13, 2008 10:30 PM | Report abuse

Philly fans are goons. I haven't seen any fights in the crowds until yesterday, and I saw two to three altercations.

I also saw a bunch of bandwagon Caps fans talking trash too. Mix the two together and...

I hope the Verizon Center is beefing up security for the game on Saturday.

Posted by: MNMNT | April 14, 2008 10:34 AM | Report abuse

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