Category Archives: sports commentary

Scoring Wingers, Plus/Minus, and the tribulations of being Kovy

Never read the comments. Never read the comments. Never read, fuck, I read the cesspool of internet comments and I’m dumber for it. However, I do need to put some thoughts down. I’m not a Illya Kovalchuk fan by any … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: 1233

Oh Captain, my captain, Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capital’s 3 point night captured 22 points on the season tied with Nathan MacKinnon for #6 so far, 2 goals captured 13 on the season tied with Auston Matthews & Leon … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: 669

Tonight’s four point game for Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin was truly a Russian Machine type of Great 8 moment. All Situations Regular Season Goals (hockey reference stats) + 1 to tie Luc Robitaille for #12 All Time with 668 + … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: is backstrom a hall of famer

Here’s where Backy is at in terms of historical context. Realistically, no single stat is going to define him, but here’s how some of the top-line stats work out: Points Per Game Regular Season Currently #68 All Times NHL Regular … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: is Backstrom a Hall of Famer

Question posed on the Japer’s Rink comments this week was in regards to individual hall of fame worthiness. With all the talk about the records Ovi is likely to set over the course of the season it’s easy to forget … Continue reading

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Furthering why I don’t support the Skins

Personally, I have so many problems with the National Football League in general, such as how it continues to fumble the issue of domestic violence, how it underthrows its support for player health by downplaying the effects of CTE and … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: The Gretzky Quandry

Can Ovechkin reach Gretzky’s supposedly unbreakable goal scoring mark? Well, let’s look at how the Great Eight matches up so far against the the Great One. Gretzky 894 Goals, average 45 Goals Per Season, 0.601 GPG average, 20 seasons, 1487 … Continue reading

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