Thread: Line Combos: Capitals line combinations
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01-09-2013, 06:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Zoidberg Jesus View Post
While we're talking about lineups, how do you guys think the shootout lineup will look? Here's the stats on our top guys by percentage:

Hendricks: 8/12, 66.7%
Wolski: 25/58, 43.1%
Ribeiro: 21/55, 38.2%
Backstrom: 8/25, 32.0%
Ovechkin: 20/65, 30.8%

Might we actually see a Caps shootout lineup without Ovechkin or Backstrom? I'd find that weirdly hilarious.
I don't expect Wolski to get into every game (call me bearish on him until proven otherwise), so I expect Ovi to be in the top 3 for most shootouts. I would think having a righty to break up the pattern of lefties (if Hendricks/Backstrom and Ribeiro are regulars) would be seen as some sort of advantage, too.

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