Friday, October 20, 2006

Saturday Roundup/Gamenight: Lightning @ Caps

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Caps Quick Hits

The WaPo tries to get to the bottom of why "Automatic Alex" ain't so automatic these days and the WTimes takes yet another well-deserved day off (two articles a week can really tucker a paper out).

Elsewhere 'Round the Rinks (and Beyond):
  • I'd like to thank everyone who went over and checked out Southeast Shootout yesterday. We had a much bigger-than-expected opening day and have set the bar pretty high. Keep checking it out pre-game, post-game and during the game every time the Caps are taking on one of their Southeast Division foes.
  • Welcome Caps Prospects to the blogosphere.
Daily Awards
  • Hart: Tomas Vanek (G, A, +2, 3 SOG)
  • Ross: Radim Vrbata, Maxim Afinogenov (3 points each)
  • Norris: Sami Salo (GWG with :00 left in OT, A, +1)
  • Vezina: J.S. Giguere (W, 27 saves on 28 shots against)
  • Richard: Simon Gagne (2G)
  • Calder: Lasse Kukkonen (G, A, +1)
  • Aiken: Kevyn Adams (-3, 3 giveaways in only 7:27 of ice time)

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