When the Dallas Stars hosted the Washington Capitals back on January 21st, Dmitry Orlov received a double-minor for high-sticking Jamie Benn. As Orlov tried to stick-check the Dallas captain, the Caps defenseman missed, striking Benn in the face.
Benn broke his nose on the play, but the story doesn’t end there. Several weeks later, the Stars revealed that Orlov was quite contrite about the mistake, showing good sportsmanship in the process.
Kids, take note!
The Washington Capitals lost to the New York Islanders 4-3 Tuesday night in their first game back from Christmas break. The game featured many controversial moments, none of which were more controversial than this late second period shift change.
As the Caps swapped lines, someone face-planted while coming onto the ice. But who?
It’s time for another edition of RMNB investigates!
Eric Fehr: Whew.
Midway through the second period of the Washington Capitals game against the Anaheim Ducks, Caps defenseman John Carlson had an oopsy. As Captain America attempted to clear down the ice, he nailed Eric Fehr right in the side of the head with the puck.
Not good. Commence freaking out.
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