The Washington Capitals are Focused and Ready to Roll
The Washington Capitals are one of the most determined hockey teams with focused players. The players have always done a great job that deserves a lot of praise from their fans. The Capitals are located in Washington D.C., and their arena is known as Verizon Center. The team plays under the Metropolitan Division. Their coach is Adam Oates while the captain is Alexander Ovechkin.
The team has very strong goaltenders, including Jaroslav Halak and Braden Holtby. The defensive players include top-notch talent like Mike Green, John Carlson, Dmitri Orlov and Karl Alzner. Even though the team’s defensive players have suffered some injuries, the team has a very deep defense roster, so the team has plenty of strong players even despite these injuries. Some of the other key defensemen include: John Erskine, Connor Carrick, Jack Hillen, Patrick Wey, Tyson Strachan, Julien Brouillette, Tom Poti, and Alexander Urbom.
The Capitals have a number of talented players on both the right and left wings. They include Alexander Overchkin, the captain and one of the stars of the team, who is a right winger. Other right wingers include: Tom Wilson, Dustin Penner, John Ward and Troy Brouwer. Jay Beagle and Eric Fehr are also talented right wingers. The team’s left wingers include likes of Jason Chimera, Aaron Volpatti, Wojtek Wolski and Andre Burakovsky. There are also great center men who contribute a lot to the team’s performance. These players include: Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Brooks Laich, Mikhail Grabovski, and Marcus Johansson. These players are all determined and always give their best to get good results from every single game.
The team performed marvelously in yesterdays’ match and got a victory over the St. Louis Blues. They thrashed the team 4-1 on an away match at Scottrade Center. The team’s star player and captain, Ovechkin, scored his 50th goal of the season in this match. Rumors have been going around that Ovechkin is leaving the team after this season, so this year may be the last chance for Capitals fans to see him in action.
There are some injuries in the team. These players include: D. Penner, M. Green, J. Hillen and P. Wey. The next game they are really prepared for is against the Hurricanes. The Capitals are expected to maintain their winning streak and are favored to win their next three games. The team is likely to defeat the Hurricanes handily. Washington Capitals cheap tickets are available for the next game.