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The Noon Countdown: High Heat

A look at how Alex Ovechkin likes to go top cheese

Boston Bruins v Washington Capitals - Game Two Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images

14 - Number of days remaining until the start of the Capitals’ 2021-22 season. But it’s also...

...the number of missed shots for Alex Ovechkin that went over the net, which led both the team and the NHL last season. Ovechkin was second in total missed shots last year with 83 (ten behind first-place Auston Matthews)... which isn’t that surprising, considering he had a whopping 265 shots that either hit or missed the net overall.