- The Washington Times - Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Last night at Verizon Center

SEEN AND HEARD

Goalie Olie Kolzig was taken out of the game in the first period. That last happened March 2, 2006, at Ottawa with the Caps headed toward a 7-1 loss.

BY THE NUMBERS

161 Percent increase in the sale of Washington Capitals merchandise during October on NHL.com. Alex Ovechkin jerseys were the third-biggest selling item.

QUOTABLE

“We’re aware of it, and we’re working on it. A lot of these goal-scorers, you can’t ride their highs and lows. He’s got eight through [14] games; you look at the end of the year, and if he’s got 30 or 40, you just live with their highs and lows.”

— Coach Glen Hanlon on Alexander Semin’s seven-game goal-less streak

Dave Fay

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