A five-game road trip gets underway today as the Caps hit the ice in Newark, with the first of back-to-back matinees against the Devils. And after missing practice yesterday, Alex Ovechkin will be in the lineup per Coach Laviolette:
Alex Ovechkin will play today against the Devils, per coach Peter Laviolette, after a maintenance day Friday.— Andrew Gillis (@Andrew_Gillis70) February 27, 2021
When asked if that was workload related or if Ovechkin was dinged up, Laviolette replied laughing: "The maintenance day? The maintenance day was for maintenance."
Here’s more from today’s Clips:
- Previews of this afternoon’s matinee against the Devils from Vogs, NHL, Devils, NBCSW, AP, Peerless and NoVa Caps, and be sure to visit our SB Nation pals over at All About the Jersey for the other side of this weekend’s two-fer in Jersey.
Have at it, babes!