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Alex Ovechkin: Potential Caps/Pens Winter Classic would 'be pretty fun'

There's been no announcement from the NHL to support yesterday's report about the Caps and Pens squaring off in the Winter Classic at Heinz Field, but that didn't stop reporters from asking about it.

Alex Ovechkin, for one, said he's all for it.

"It's going to be pretty fun," he said. "It's going to be something new for me [and] for the guys who have never played the Winter Classic. Especially because we're playing Pittsburgh, there's going to be lots of attention [and] unbelievable atmosphere."

Ovechkin, however, didn't know that the game was rumored to be at the Steelers' home field until a reporter filled him in on yesterday's Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article.

"Why not Washington?" he asked. "The Redskins have the biggest stadium.

"The whole country is going to watch that kind of game," Ovechkin added. "It's always nice when you get more attention than usual."

Owner Ted Leonsis, meantime, wrote on his blog today that the opponents and location have not been determined.

The NHL will decide if we are playing in the next Winter Classic. They have NOT made any decisions.
I believe DC is being strongly considered to hold a game next year or at a time in the future. We have earned that respect and consideration.
When the NHL decides they will inform us and we will inform our fan base. I promise. Til then this is all speculation...and much to do about nothing. Chill.

*Some injury news:

  • Shoane Morrisonn, who had four wisdom teeth pulled Friday, will return tomorrow against Ottawa.
  • Brendan Morrison (knee) "is 4-7 days away," according to Coach Bruce Boudreau.
  • Scott Walker is about a week away, Boudreau said.
  • Boyd Gordon's situation, on the other hand, sounds a little more murky. The checking-line center skated yesterday "and felt fine," according to Boudreau. But Gordon returned to Hershey today for more treatments on his sore back.

*As you might imagine, the injuries have the potential to throw a wrench into Boudreau's plan to use the final few games -- there are seven left -- to implement his playoff lineup.

"It sort of messes it up a tad," Boudreau acknowledged. "It does. [But] as long as we get the last couple of games in."

That said, Boudreau already has a good grasp on what his lines and pairings are going to look like on the opening night. But, he conceded, after the first line of Alex Ovechkin-Nicklas Backstrom-Mike Knuble, he's still working out some details.

"Laich and Semin are going to be together, but who's going to be the center there?" he said. "Is it going to Morrison or [Eric] Belanger?"

Once that question is answered, the third and fourth lines will take shape. Either way, three forwards in the bottom six are going to be out.

"Probably at that point, it's going to be, how well are they playing?" Boudreau said. "Some of them aren't playing right now as well as they should be. And if they continue, then they can't be put in [those] positions in the playoffs [because it's] so important."

*Boudreau also took full responsibility for keeping his players engaged down the stretch. Motivation certainly seemed to be an issue the past two games.

"It's my job to make sure they don't fall," he said. "It's a tough thing because they know they've won the conference. The coaches can tell them all they want. ...We can tell them, 'Hey, we got to get going now.' They know. Some of them will think it's two weeks away and some of them will be playing not to get hurt. It's mindset of people. I understand that mindset."

*Top Senators defenseman Anton Volchenkov (upper-body injury) could be sidelined tomorrow. That's good news for Ovechkin, who had a tough time getting his shot past the Russian blueliner. In that game, a wild 6-5 victory at Scotiabank Place on Feb. 11, Volchenkov had 11 blocked shots.

That's it from out here today. Check out Tracee Hamilton's column on the Caps in tomorrow's Post. I'll check in again from the morning skate.

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  March 29, 2010; 3:14 PM ET
 
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too bad we couldn't get Anton Volchenkov during the deadline, much better upgrade over Jose Cuervo? but then again why would the Sens want to trade him....

Posted by: ttn703 | March 29, 2010 3:28 PM | Report abuse

I'll travel to Pitt to watch the Classic, but really it should be ours to host. I hope the NHL and NBC will see it that way.

Posted by: j3rockstar | March 29, 2010 3:29 PM | Report abuse

The pens have 2 games this week to our 4 until we play them again. Hmmm. And I don't think I would make the trip up to
$h!ttsburg even if the Caps were playing. They've already played in one and now they get thier second at home. NBC baby, NBC.

Posted by: ludeman95 | March 29, 2010 3:29 PM | Report abuse

Just to be clear, by ours to host...I mean The Capitals, not the Pens.

Posted by: j3rockstar | March 29, 2010 3:37 PM | Report abuse

Seriously, is there a defenseman that Ovie hasn't had difficulty getting his shot past lately?

WRT motivation and effort: it's a simple psychological principle--habits form from repetition. If you want to develop a skill (for example, a consistent 60 minute effort), you have to practice it. It's not just going to happen because you one day decide, "Oh, now I have to start playing hard every game." Basically, if the team does not give a 100% effort during a game, the coach needs to focus the next day's practice on putting forth effort. Waiting until the playoffs to begin to address the inconsistent effort will yield the exact same result that it yielded last year--mark my words.

Posted by: aybee27 | March 29, 2010 3:39 PM | Report abuse

I think the Caps should get the Winter Classic. The Pens have already been in one if they are in the game again it at least should not be one they host. I know some may say the weather could be too hot but, 1) Pittsbugh is not much more North then DC and the temperature is not much different. 2) The NHL did play an outdoor game in Vegas a while back so they could play it at FedEx or if they are worried about the Redskins at RFK.

Now on to the lineups. I think that they could end up looking like this.

Ovechkin-Backstrom-Knuble
Semin-Belenger-Laich
Flash-Morrison-Fehr
Chimera-Steckel-Walker/Gordon/Bradley

First line is a given. Second line I like Belenger's vision making plays like he did agianst Carolina on the Fehr goal. I think Flash and Fehr work well together and Morrison is a better fit with them then with the second line guys. Chimera is more of a energy guy then a scorer in my mind which is why I have him on the forth line. The final wing position I would rotate depending on who we are playing. If we are playing Boston or the Habs I would have in Bradley or Gordon (if healthy) if we were playing a more physical team it would be Bradley or Walker. I think switching that final guy during a series will also make the other team have to adjust to how that line plays with different players on it and will keep them fresh as well.

On D I think it is pretty much settled on who is there Carlson, Corvo, Green, Morrisonn, Poti, and Schultz. Erskine is slow, Sloan is a 7th D-man on his best days and Jurcina won't have played a game in months.

Green and Shultz have been together all year so they are the first pair.
Poti-Corvo and Morrisonn-Carlson were the other two pairs in the Pittsburgh game which is the last time we played all of our players and those pairs seemed to do ok so I think those will work for the playoffs.

Theo is still my starting goalie for the playoffs. Two of the three goal he gave up Sunday were blind luck ones from behind the goal line. Better to get luck like that out of the way before the playoffs.

Posted by: icehammer97 | March 29, 2010 3:44 PM | Report abuse

I still don't like our defense. At all. But whatever.
A winter Classic here would be awesome even though the weather would be a huge factor. Having it be against Pittsburgh would be lame. They have already played in it.

Lets go CAPS!!!

Posted by: jakeeller | March 29, 2010 3:48 PM | Report abuse

Corvo has looked a little discombobulated of late. not liking what i see. we need ShaMo back.

Posted by: doughless | March 29, 2010 3:53 PM | Report abuse

I think Ovi is starting to get back into the groove. He was in a slump post-olympics, and I think he was coming out of it before his suspension, I think line 1 has a big day either vs Ottawa or in one of the ATL games.

Posted by: BACKS | March 29, 2010 3:55 PM | Report abuse

or big games against both senators and thrashers woo hoooo

Posted by: jakeeller | March 29, 2010 3:57 PM | Report abuse

Caps must be being considered to host the winter classic - I'm pretty sure the report out of Pittsburgh is just hard lobbying by Pitt hopefuls.

Why not Caps vs Rangers at Baltimore's Camden Yards - that would be sweet ...

Posted by: yesisaiditfirst | March 29, 2010 4:13 PM | Report abuse

The pens already had their turn. If the NHL really wants to make money on the Winter Classic, it should feature the 2 teams owned by the league, the pens and the Yotes. What? The NHL doesn't own the pens? Golly, I wonder how I ever got that impression. Oh, it must be NBC that owns the pens. My bad.

Play the game here in DC, and make it a night game. (screw college football)

Posted by: griz0615 | March 29, 2010 4:15 PM | Report abuse

@ yesisaiditfirst

Because they are the WASHINGTON capitals

Posted by: griz0615 | March 29, 2010 4:16 PM | Report abuse

The Winter Classic at night at the largest NFL Stadium would be incredible. Especially with the Caps sports their original jerseys.

Posted by: brian58 | March 29, 2010 4:32 PM | Report abuse

Gordon could be done forever- Winter Classic - who cares - that is next year.

Posted by: lylewimbledon | March 29, 2010 4:34 PM | Report abuse

@ icehammer

i agree with your lines, but flip Bmo and belanger

you just cant count on fehr and flash to be good enough defensively to play with a sub-par defensive center; whereas, if you pair them with an above-par defensive center in belanger, the line becomes a PLUS. Laich and semin play defensively well-enough (laich especially while semin's mere presence can scare some players) that they can compensate for bmo, and then BMO is a plus (or, better than belanger) offensive center...

Posted by: cotelloer | March 29, 2010 4:35 PM | Report abuse

Can't believe people are complaining about the Pens being in the Winter Classic again, or about the fact that D.C. might not host it if we are in it. Just like us Caps fans -- never happy with anything. You'd think that the idea we're even mentioned for inclusion in something of such national prominence would satisfy us after years of distance from the spotlight. But no. This is of a piece with the booing and the bronx cheers yesterday, and the complaints about fellas like Green and Semin.

Posted by: BigMogilny | March 29, 2010 4:50 PM | Report abuse

My whole beef with the Pens/Caps winter classic is that the Pens ie Crosby already had his day in the sun ie spotlight so now it's Alex's turn to have his day without Crybaby in it.
We all know if it's in da 'burgh all we will hear is Crosby Crosby Crosby .
The winter classic should be here and not include the Pens.
I mean really Crosby and in his backyard to boot.

NBC = Nothing but Crosby

Posted by: jotay131 | March 29, 2010 5:05 PM | Report abuse

@cotelloer

I think putting Belanger or BMo as the 2nd line center is almost 50/50. The points you make are all valid reasons to put BMo as 2nd line center. However, sometimes I think Belanger's speed works very well with Semin and helps create space for Semin on rushes.

But I think having Belanger on the third line will be good defensively and cause a lot of turnovers creating scoring opportunities.

People forget that Fehr, with his long reach, is near the top of the Caps list in forced turnovers/minutes played and forces many in the offensive zone and neutral zone. Fehr just doesn't seem to play good defense in the defensive zone.

I think it will end up with BMo as 2nd line center and Belanger as 3rd, but I wouldn't be upset if it was the opposite.

The Caps need to get Flash going again. Hopefully he can pop in a few goals before the end of the season and get out of his slump.

Posted by: sgm3 | March 29, 2010 5:16 PM | Report abuse

@cstanton1

Have you read this cstanton1? Maybe he wasn't such a miserable pickup after all.

http://www.japersrink.com/2010/3/29/1393427/does-corvo-make-the-caps-a-better

Posted by: sgm3 | March 29, 2010 5:29 PM | Report abuse

My whole beef with the Pens/Caps winter classic is that the Pens ie Crosby already had his day in the sun ie spotlight so now it's Alex's turn to have his day without Crybaby in it.
We all know if it's in da 'burgh all we will hear is Crosby Crosby Crosby .
The winter classic should be here and not include the Pens.
I mean really Crosby and in his backyard to boot.

NBC = Nothing but Crosby

Posted by: jotay131 | March 29, 2010 5:05 PM | Report abuse

+1.

Posted by: zyvo23 | March 29, 2010 5:38 PM | Report abuse

some of you people will bi*ch and moan about anything... who the heck gives a rats a$$ which team the Caps get to play in the WC as long as they're in it???

like or not, the Pens have been in the last two SC finals... which NBA teams get to play in their X-mas games every year? it's only 3 or 4 teams.

Posted by: joek443 | March 29, 2010 5:47 PM | Report abuse

@joek443

I agree 100%. If you look at the stats, Ovechkin and the Caps attract viewers while Crosby and the Penguins also attract viewers.

Ovie and the Caps + Crosby and the Pens will attract the most viewers.

Put the game whereever. If it is in Pittsburgh then that means the Caps get 2 home games against the Pens next year in the Verizon Center instead of 1 (if it was in DC).

The matchup of Ovie and the Caps vs. Crosby and the Pens is just too good not to do. Both teams and players are excelling and the rivalry is outstanding theater right now that garners national media attention. Who knows what that could be in a few years.

Posted by: sgm3 | March 29, 2010 6:23 PM | Report abuse

The winter classic is a chance for the game of hockey to be on showcase to all fans. To have a complete crybaby like Crosby involved will only turn away fans. He has been taught to manipulate refs by his mentor and cult leader Mario.

Leave the Pens out of it...they dont exemplify what the NHL is trying to portrait..not to mention the low class fan base that will follow the yellow and black.

Posted by: SA-Town | March 29, 2010 6:35 PM | Report abuse

I think a Pens Caps winter classic would be awesome, the hype would be huge, a lot more people will watch it, and the game intensity will be unrivaled thus far in the Classic.

However: I'd rather not see the Pens in it, again. Not a whole lot of fairness to other teams, and outsiders might think that's a little bias no? Caps v Devils in NJ could be a great match up, or Sens v Caps in Wsh could be another consideration.

Posted by: breaklance | March 29, 2010 6:44 PM | Report abuse

@cstanton1

Have you read this cstanton1? Maybe he wasn't such a miserable pickup after all.

http://www.japersrink.com/2010/3/29/1393427/does-corvo-make-the-caps-a-better

Posted by: sgm3


Excellent read. Highlight of my day--especially given my funk over yesterday's game. There is beauty in stats.

Posted by: Capsyoungguns | March 29, 2010 6:59 PM | Report abuse

Maybe it's not possible, but I think the Winter Classic at RFK stadium would be incredible. The stands would be moving along with "Lets Go Caps"!

Posted by: kcbrichmond | March 29, 2010 7:19 PM | Report abuse

Win the Cup and we might host. Forget this noon non-sense. Have a night game under the lights (college bowl conflicts) at Nats Stadium or Fed Ex -- how electric would that be?

Posted by: Shiba-fussa | March 29, 2010 7:23 PM | Report abuse

OV should be less concerned about possible games next year and concentrate of finding his game for the rest of this year.

Posted by: wendel2 | March 29, 2010 7:26 PM | Report abuse

Would never happen, but how great would it be if a make-shift rink was put on the reflecting pool?! What a backdrop that would be to see Crosby smacked around at the foot of the memorials.

Posted by: scottiemac3 | March 29, 2010 7:37 PM | Report abuse

Would never happen, but how great would it be if a make-shift rink was put on the reflecting pool?! What a backdrop that would be to see Crosby smacked around at the foot of the memorials.

Posted by: scottiemac3 | March 29, 2010 7:37 PM | Report abuse

LOL you must have heard the Kornheiser show today...

Posted by: joek443 | March 29, 2010 8:12 PM | Report abuse

@ cotelloer Looking a second time you have it how BB did for the Pens game so that seems to be what he thinks as well.

@ scottiemac3 That would be great but won't happen because nowhere to put fans.

My big question is how is the money split for the Winter Classic? If it is split then the league is giving the Pens two times in the past 4 years that they will get a big payday because of the extra people in the stadium. If it is just the home team then they have given them the money for hosting as well as giving them the marketing ability of the classic uniforms and other items that gave them a lot of extra money that they would not have gotten if they had not gotten that oppertunity twice.

I think if the Yotes can get to at least the conference finals then I would have them play the Caps. Before everyone goes crazy let me explain. I know there is no natural rivelry but it would help make them more attractive for a potential owner and would give them some exposure for something positive. Also if you take out the teams that have already played in the Classic then there really isn't a big rival to play (no Pittsburgh, no Philly, no Habs). The Rangers would be less of a rival in my book then the Islanders because of some of the playoff series we played against them in the 1980s including the Easter Epic game. So will the league but the Caps against the Isles? No way. I say why not the Yotes in DC? I know it won't have the big Crosby vs. Ovechkin theme but like was said earlier Sid got his day without having Ovechkin in it why can't Ovechkin get the same? Also with a new team the league can show that there are many good teams in the league. By having the Pens in the Classic again it gives the impression that the league only has a few good teams and that the only stars are Crosby and Ovechkin. The league would benifit from showcasing other players and teams.

Posted by: icehammer97 | March 29, 2010 8:23 PM | Report abuse

The Winter Classic will not be about showcasing every team in the NHL. It is about putting the teams that will draw the highest ratings.

Someone made the nice comparison to NBA Christmas day games. What do you think the chances are that the Memphis Grizzlies play the Milwaukee Bucks next year? Neither has been on Christmas day before?

It might not be "fair" to put the Pens on, but who cares?

If it was about being fair then why are the Caps or any team on NBC more than once and why are some teams on Versus more than others? It only has to do with ratings and whatever game will draw the highest ratings (and hopefully be more exciting too) will help grow the game the most.

In addition, growing star players notoriety in Ovie and Crosby only helps bring the game to more fans. Just like the NBA did with Magic, Bird, and Jordan.

Posted by: sgm3 | March 29, 2010 8:40 PM | Report abuse

Pittsburgh and Washington in Beaver Stadium on the Campus of Penn State would be cool. The only problem would be if they could have beer on sale during the game. God KNOWS there will be beer in the parking lot during the tail gating period...

Posted by: TimDz | March 29, 2010 8:41 PM | Report abuse

brian58 wrote: "The Winter Classic at night at the largest NFL Stadium would be incredible. Especially with the Caps sports their original jerseys."

I hate to break this to you, but Cowboys Stadium is bigger than FedEx Field. But since it has a dome that can be closed, you COULD play a hockey game there even if it's too warm to play outside. If the NHL won't let the Caps host the Winter Classic even after we win the Stanley Cup, I'd rather the game be played in Dallas than Pittsburgh.

Edward J. Cunningham
Rockville, MD

Posted by: femfour | March 29, 2010 8:48 PM | Report abuse

playing the WC in a domed stadium defeats the purpose... that's a BAD idea, it MUST be outdoors

you want the scenery even more than a great game, that's what's so unique about it

Posted by: joek443 | March 29, 2010 8:57 PM | Report abuse

Scott Burnside in his ESPN chat today says the Caps don't want to host the Winter Classic. Says it was their call for it to be in Pitt

Posted by: bukaki23 | March 29, 2010 8:59 PM | Report abuse

How anyone could give a rat's behind as to where we may or may not play a game next season, when we're on the verge of a legitimate Stanley Cup run with all sorts of fascinating questions related to it, is beyond me. Leonsis said it best: "chill."

Posted by: cali_snowboarder | March 29, 2010 9:08 PM | Report abuse

I wonder how the steelers will feel about giving up their home field for 2-3 weeks during the end of the season so crybaby and NBC get a game? Crybaby

Have the game at a college football stadium. There is no other team conflict at that time of year. 100k plus at penn state or U of Michigan or caps hawks at notre dame

Posted by: cadlecreek1 | March 29, 2010 9:14 PM | Report abuse

There isn't a single legitimate reason out there to not wear a visor.

Posted by: gfsportsfan | March 29, 2010 1:08 PM |

Are you a professional hockey player?

Posted by: richmondphil | March 29, 2010 9:44 PM | Report abuse

Roarke over at NHL.com had the Caps picking up Jerred Tinordi in the first round, in the bottom 5 pick-area.

Yes...he is the son of big, bad Mark.

Posted by: richmondphil | March 29, 2010 11:25 PM | Report abuse

No Volchenkov but we'll have to deal with big Andy Sutton instead. Man i wish GMGM had snagged this guy. He blocks a ton of shots and is a beast on the pk(the guy takes up a ton of zone with his size alone). Wonder if Mcphee didnt think he'd fit into BBs system or Garth Snow just didnt like what was offered. Either way i had my hopes seeing him in red (Seidenberg was my second choice). Hope Corvo can play like he did with Sens and Canes in playoffs. Gulp.

Posted by: Todgak | March 30, 2010 1:51 AM | Report abuse

I doubt the Steelers would want there field to be used at the end of the season for a hockey game while they are prepairing for the playoffs. The game should be in DC at FedEx Field...it's not like the Skins are going to be prepairing for the playoffs!!!!!!!!!

Posted by: michaelejoseph | March 30, 2010 6:10 AM | Report abuse

Why is it that every year the Caps are playing well and playoff bound all of these other moronic Post "sports" columnist's come out of the wood work and try and bless us with their vast hockey knowledge? Please Tarik and Lindsay, tell all of these other idiots to stay out of your area of expertise. They didn't care about the Caps at the beginning of the season so just keep it that way!

Posted by: PhilR | March 30, 2010 7:12 AM | Report abuse

Jarred and Matt Tinordi went to and played hockey for Severna Park High School in Anne Arundel County. Matt was of average height but Jarred as a freshman was already like 6'2" but he weighed about 160lbs. He has been in the NDP for a few years and I have seen him play at the Southeast Development Festival Camp on a couple of occasions when my son qualified. My son is a 1990 and Jarred is a 1992 so they were not competing because they are divided into birth years at the festival. Honestly, if he was not Mark Tinordi's son I don't think he would have even gotten his shot to get out of MD. He played for the Junior Nationals here in MD and his pop was the coach. My guess would be is that Jarred will never play in an NHL game if he is lucky enough to get drafted. Back to Matt, Jarred's older brother, now that kid is a forward and has unbelievable hands. He was a top scorer in the league when he played for the Junior Nationals. If all goes as planned he will be at RPI in the fall.

Posted by: fanohock1 | March 30, 2010 7:20 AM | Report abuse

Check out this article....

http://prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com/2010/03/capitals-fans-need-a-reality-check.php

Lets go CAPS! It's time to bounce back!

Posted by: OviFan08 | March 30, 2010 7:30 AM | Report abuse

Well I guess Brandon Worley wrote that article with Capitals glasses on. That's what fans like me get accused of when I point out the same facts that he did in his article. Thanks for the link OviFan08 it's nice to see someone outside of DC try to put things in perspective for fickle fans.

Posted by: fanohock1 | March 30, 2010 7:40 AM | Report abuse

@fanohock1 - I agree.....I think he really hit the nail on the head there.

Posted by: OviFan08 | March 30, 2010 7:54 AM | Report abuse

Nationals Park is the best DC venue to host the Winter Classic. FedEx is the worst stadium ever, RFK is too old. Nats Parks is brand new...

Posted by: griz0615 | March 30, 2010 7:57 AM | Report abuse

The more the Caps try to play to not get injured the more likely they are to get injured! Play hard but responsibly and get ready for a fun playoffs.

Posted by: capscoach | March 30, 2010 7:57 AM | Report abuse

Check out this article....

http://prohockeytalk.nbcsports.com/2010/03/capitals-fans-need-a-reality-check.php

Lets go CAPS! It's time to bounce back!

Posted by: OviFan08 | March 30, 2010 7:30 AM | Report abuse

Thanks so much for posting that article @OviFan08. It's an important message. I was surprised to read folks here defending the booing Sunday. In the comments one person harkens back to the trash thrown on the ice after a game 7 OT loss to Philly, which was important. That was the most classless crap I've ever witnessed at a hockey game. I realize people were upset at the refs, but it doesn't matter. A lot of fans have a lot to learn.

After the game 7 loss to the Flyers, the trash thrown on the ice and the boos from the crowd, Ovi came out on the ice to try and change the tone -- to thank the fans for their support that year and to let them know that there were good years for us all ahead. It was a grand gesture from a great leader. Last year the fans got it right, standing a cheering for our team as the clock wound down on a hugely disappointing game 7 loss.

In any case, I urge you all to read the article and to think about whether this group of professional atheletes who have worked so hard and given us such amazing entertainment deserve to be booed for having a clunker of a period.

Posted by: Sonyask | March 30, 2010 8:23 AM | Report abuse

How dare Ovi comment about the Winter Classic because it is next season and he should be thinking about the playoffs. Of course if he chooses not to answer the question he is a villian like he was at the Olympics for not talking to the media. Any fan that thinks these playoffs are more important to them than Ovechkin or any other Capitals player is a goof.

Posted by: fanohock1 | March 30, 2010 8:37 AM | Report abuse

The game will be in Pittsburgh because the Penguins laid out a plan to the league and even gave the league options as to which venue to use Heinz Field or PNC Park. The Capitals have taken the approach that the league should contact them first. In fact there are some within the Caps organization who think they are "entitled" to host such a game. Wrong approach.
@icehammer97: Ave high New Year's Day in PIT is 36. In DC its 43. That's enough to make a big difference.

Posted by: NoRebound | March 30, 2010 9:57 AM | Report abuse

Ugh those hammering a fellow Caps fan because he had the temerity to point out, well, Corvo just may not be all he was cracked up to be, need to chill. He is struggling, and no amount of wishing other-wise will make that not the case. Unfortunately.

Posted by: govtimbo | March 30, 2010 11:53 AM | Report abuse

The sight lines at Nationals Park would be awful. Honestly, RFK would be perfect for a hockey game. You could configure it in a bowl and give almost everyone a really great view. I have friends who went to the games at both Fenway and Wrigley and they said the sight lines are terrible.

Posted by: SouthsideFFX | March 30, 2010 2:11 PM | Report abuse

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