In this edition of Shrapnel: Group therapy time, Caps breaking records, Nikki Z, and more!
And away we go!
Online chat today. More like a group therapy session.
Around the NHL. Jiggy, and Phaneuf made Brian Burke look like a genius.
Puck Daddy's Three Stars.
The Caps have set the franchise record for consecutive wins. By beating Boston, Washington has jumped into the lead for the President's Trophy. Boston has fallen to 3-10-2 since the start of January. How many more teams are going to go through slumps like this?
Nikolai Zherdev interview! Seems to be having fun in Russia, but leaves the option of returning to the states on the table. Bring back Nik!!!
You see broken sticks all the time, but how often do you see a player break a skate?
From The Rink:
This SB hockey blog looks at the youth in the NHL. There's no shortage, and scoring is prolific.
Quote of the day:
"After they scored the first goal our confidence went down"
- Derick Brassard
I have one question. Why? So the game was tied at 1. Big deal, it happens in hockey all the time. Keep your freaking heads up! You won't shut out everyone every night.
Fight of the night: