In this time of upheaval in our nation’s capital, I suppose anything can happen, and here’s one possibility: a letodwn by the Rangers tonight against Alexander Ovechkin and the Capitals.
Come on, don’t tell me you haven’t thought about it. It has all the necessary ingredients: the second game of a back-to-back; a night after a big win over an impressive opponent; an inferior foe tonight. Put it another way: for whatever the reason, I liked the Rangers chances a lot more last night than I do tonight against the ho-hum Caps.
But maybe I’ll be wrong. There’s a first for everything (and by that I mean it will be the first time this hour that I’ll be wrong. Actually that’s not true, either).
A couple of other things to consider: