Sometimes, the most telling way to learn what you did right is through the eyes of your opponent.
After his team lost 3-2 to the Capitals at the Verizon Center Friday, Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn complimented the Caps’ play in the third period, while his teammate Mike Knuble paid deference to the Capitals setting the tone of the game.
“They played last night, so we were trying to see what kind of game it was, if they were going to roll over or if [the Caps] had a chance to play.” Flyers forward Mike Knuble (it still seems weird to type that) said. “I think it’s up to us to have a better start to assert our game and let them know that we’re going to be rolling.”
Bottom line, it didn’t really matter that the fans at Verizon Center were watching two teams with five regulation losses apiece in seven regular season games. Within moments of the puck dropping, Flyers fans were loudly chanting in the Caps’ home building, causing Caps fans to retaliate at various points thr...