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Two-goal lead and easy couple of points — all gone in 12 seconds. On Tuesday night, the Washington Capitals went from cruise control to a 3-2 shootout loss to the Winnipeg Jets at Verizon Center that left Matt Hendricks at a loss.
The NBA's best player visits Verizon Center on Friday night, but don't take my word for it. That's the opinion of none other than Larry Bird.
It was a game the Wizards had high hopes of winning, as they faced the New York Knicks Wednesday night at the Verizon Center. Yet, even without Amar'e Stoudemire and Carmelo Anthony, the Knicks pulled off an improbable 14-point victory, winning 107-93 as the Wizards defense collapsed in the face of the visitors' deadly pick and roll offense.
New York point guard Jeremy Lin has taken the NBA by storm, with fans and media coining the phrase "Linsanity" to describe the furor. But Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is happy to take a little tongue-in-cheek credit for Lin's recent success.
Once again, it's time to check off some items on my "TIDU List" — Things I Don't Understand.
It's Feb. 7 on the calendar, but Dale Hunter's theme of the past week, all about warm weather and important hockey, continued Tuesday.
In the third period of the Washington Capitals' 3-1 victory over the Calgary Flames at Verizon Center, Rene Bourque lifted his right elbow up and struck Nicklas Backstrom in the jaw. Backstrom stayed in the game briefly but had to come out.
In the first half Monday night, the Washington Wizards looked — and played — like a different team than the one which was blown out just two nights before.
Brooks Laich hopped on crutches down a hallway at Verizon Center on Sunday.