Missing the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons may have been the “greatest” outcome for the future of the Capitals, Brooks Laich told NHL.com.
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Brooks Laich opened up about surgery which will keep him out of the Caps lineup 4-6 weeks, how he’s been playing through severe pain for nearly 30 games this season, and how he believes he still has a lot of hockey left in his career.
Brooks Laich defined his definition of the word ‘talent’ — in an interview with the Junkies on Wednesday — as “the ability to win,” rather than a player possessing a particular skill set, which could apply to the Capitals’ ongoing struggles.
Brooks Laich seems pleased with the Caps deadline acquisitions thus far, although he’s leery from one previous “bad apple” who “rocked the boat a little bit.” But who???
Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich talked about his new girlfriend, American actress Julianne Hough, in his weekly interview with the Junkies on 106.7 The Fan on Wednesday.
Capitals hockey star Alex Ovechkin is tasked with the unenviable burden of leading his national team to gold in the Sochi Games, which, understandably so, Brooks Laich told the Junkies, has put “a lot of pressure” on his two-time NHL MVP teammate to deliver.
Brooks Laich of the Capitals and Ryan Kerrigan of the Redskins exchanged one-liners from the movie “Office Space” over Twitter on Wednesday.
With three goaltenders on the roster, and maintaining a heavy rotation between them all, the Capitals have yet to find consistent play in net this season, and Brooks Laich tells the Junkies, that’s not ideal for any of them.
It seems Brooks Laich has moved on to Cakes as his favorite Junkie in EB’s absence, acknowledging Cakes with his signature of friendship Thursday — the weekly ‘buddy’ reference. What a monumental shift in their relationship.