Eric at Off Wing brought up a little falling out that has occurred in Washington with the Real One and Ollie the Goalie. Alex Ovechkin was also benched at one point the other night for not playing both ways and ignoring a call to leave the ice.
Between this and Olaf’s remarks, I consider Alex challenged by the team to play better… And that does not make me feel great going into tonight’s matchup at Times Palace.
Jaspers’ Rink — the best source for articles that the main stream media seems fit to plagerize — has a more in depth look at the Ovechkin backlash and the Calder race.
Meanwhile, the Times has an article propping “The Kid” Gerald Coleman. And though the article talks about him starting in goal at one point or another — don’t expect it tonight. John Grahame is 2-1 with a 1.63 GAA when facing the Caps…