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Latest Brooks Laich Items
Twenty minutes and 51 seconds. That's a good chunk of a hockey game, but a bad amount of time not to have a single shot on net.
Starting at shortstop, err, defenseman for the Washington Capitals, No. 6, Dennis Wideman. OK, maybe Brooks Laich should explain.
On and off the ice, putting varying degrees of pressure on his injured right ankle, Mike Green doesn't look comfortable.
When center Brooks Laich signed his new six-year deal in June, he just about wrote the Capitals' manifesto for this season. This year, he said "there's got to be a lot more accountability" — no matter a player's star status, salary or tenure in Washington.
Chris Pronger is a physically imposing human being, but what happened last week reduced him to a man screaming and writhing in pain. The tough Flyers defenseman had taken an inadvertent stick to the right eye and was bleeding as he rushed off the ice and to the locker room.
It figured to reason that the Capitals could wear down the Anaheim Ducks. The Ducks were playing their fifth of a seven games in 13 days road trip, and they rely for the most part on just two lines.
The Capitals' penalty kill, in a word, stinks.
Brooks Laich was very clear about what it would take for the Washington Capitals to beat the Vancouver Canucks.
When the "new NHL" came about and there was a league-wide commitment to calling tighter games, the idea was to open the game up for more offense.