From The Sports Junkies
Capitals center Jay Beagle joined “The Sports Junkies” on 106.7 The Fan Monday after winning game two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals in Boston the even the series 1-1 against the Bruins.
Beagle has been crucial in controlling the face-offs, which ultimately led to Niklas Backstrom’s double overtime goal. Beagle claims it’s game-planning and getting low which allows him to win a high percentage of them (11 of 17 in Game 2).
“I like to go into the circle first and establish where I want my stick on the dot,” Beagle said. ”The main thing is for me, is I try to keep it simple, I just try to reach for the top of the circle as hard as I can and once the puck is dropped and try to pull hard backwards.”
Listen to the full interview with Jay Beagle below: