Everybody has ‘em. Pre-season predictions sure to be wrong. Our interpid District Sports Page staff is no different. Dave Nichols, Abram Fox, Ted Starkey, Sky Kerstein, Andrew Tomlinson, Leslie Silvey, Erika Schnure and Cheryl Nichols go out on a ledge to answer the following six questions about the upcoming Washington Capitals season, which kicks off Satruday night in Tampa.
1) Final regular season record in points, finish in division, finish in conference, finish in playoffs:
Dave: 59 points, 1st in SE, 4th in East (No. 3 seed), lose in second round.
Abram: 56 points, 2nd in SE, 5th in East, lose in first round.
Ted: 56 points, 1st in SE, 5th in East (No. 3 seed), lose in second round.
Sky: 52 points, 3rd in SE, 8th in East, lose to Rangers in first round.
Andrew: 56 points, 3rd in SE, 6th in East, lose in first round.
Leslie: 1st in SE, lose in second round.
Erika: 48 points, 2nd in SE, 5th in East, lose in second round.
Cheryl: 58 points, 1st in SE, 4th in East (No. 3 seed), Stanley Cup Champs.
2) Goals for Ovechkin?
3) Points for Johansson?
Abram: 27 (8 g, 19 a)
4) Which goalie plays more games?
5) Who has more goals, Fehr or Wolski?
Abram: Wolski (9)
6) Over/under on games played for Green 41 1/2?