"We're a little ultra-cautious right now," Coach Barry Trotz said. Oshie didn't play the last 9:55 against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Monthly Archives: March 2018
Washington has now made the playoffs in all four seasons under Coach Barry Trotz.
"I don’t talk about contracts,” Leonsis said. “I think it’s inappropriate, especially right now."
"I think this year has been a lot more enjoyable for the group, just having less expectation on us and less pressure,” defenseman Brooks Orpik said.
"First game, if he’s got better than that, I’m really excited for sure,” Coach Barry Trotz said.
Coach Barry Trotz is scratching Jakub Vrana and Brett Connolly because he's rotating bottom-six wingers to get a feel for what the right mix will be in the playoffs.
Kuznetsov has 11 points in the past five games.
"We're being ultra-sensitive to our goalies right now," Coach Barry Trotz said.
Holtby has started just four games all month.
Ovechkin is going for his eighth 50-goal season. If he gets there, only legends Wayne Gretzky and Mike Bossy (nine each) would have more.