how great is it that the caps dressed 7 d-men and not one of them is named jeff schultz?
It is awesome! To me, Orlov is becoming a cornerstone for the defense and he is rapidly getting better. I remember when people told me this past summer Orlov wasn't clearly ready for the NHL when I chose him and Eakin to be with the Caps. Of those two prospects I am glad Orlov has stepped in as fast as he has. Our defensive corps when healthy is much better than any other in the Ovechkin era, perhaps the Ron Wilson era. I am feeling more comfortable with the defensive corps now and starting to believe we should get that 2nd line center. I'm all for keeping Johannson on the wing fulltime. Good grief Mike Green needs to stay healthy though.
nah...this is that injury. not a fresh one. he's trying to play with it. which is why they dressed 7.
if he was injured again, he would not be still out there
i was kidding but, I really dont think he is trying to play through anything. If there was anything lingering, at all, from the groin.....he would be wearing a suit. Seriously, they arent dressing him at even 95%. I think they are dressing 7 D because of Semin and to also to ease him back into game shape given the situation with 28.
How and why did Schultz get so much playing time under BB? That to me is astounding.
It is a bit puzzling. But the only thing I remember Bruce ever saying positively about Sarge, was that he was fearless.
I figured it was because he didnt fear ignoring Bruce's requests to be more aggressive. He never exuded confidence to me on the ice. In fact in playoff games, he looked the most nervous to me of all the caps.