Monday, July 16, 2007

Tick... Tock... Tick... Tock...

Buried in this article on Caps' goaltending prospect Michal Neuvirth (he wants to play in Hershey this coming season, btw), is the following: "Washington's training camp is scheduled to begin Sept. 13, when players report. The first on-ice sessions are slated for Sept. 14." Therefore, the countdown (but not The Final Countdown) is officially on...

6 comments:

KCK said...

Curse you, Japers! I was just thinking that it wasn't that long until I got to see hockey again and now I see it in black and white!

I guess I will just have to watch Rangers Fan Favorites on Directv....*shudder*

Tyler said...

I can understand Neuvirth's case: I thought he was more impressive than Varlamov. (I saw Friday and Saturday's scrimmages.) But where do you put him? Bit of a back-up and backstop: How easily we forget that Cassivi is just 22 himself.

JP said...

Cassivi 22?

I think you mean Machesney(who is just 20), no?

maruk said...

Cassivi is 32, per hockeydb.com

http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php3?pid=19010

Tyler said...

Oh, right. Well, I'm a writer. We're not known for our math skills.

Rob said...

Thanks for the knowledge JP!!! It's also 62 days until the Caps first preseason tilt in Carolina....