Found February 23, 2013 on Capitals Outsider:
In the 5-1 win over the New Jersey Devils, Alex Ovechkin both reminded everyone and himself why he wears the “C” with a natural hat trick and assist. “To be honest with you I kinda forget what “Rock the Red” means. The fans—a couple games ago, before the game I said, you have to cheer us, you have to push us forward,” the 27-year-old responded when asked about the energy of the crowd.The post Now That’s More Like It – Caps Burn Devils, 5-1 appeared first on Capitals Outsider.

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