The Washington press corp is all over the Alexander Ovechkin tummy pat story.
After each of his last five goals, Captain Crunch has rubbed or patted his tummy each time. The Washington Post is on top of it, and so too, our cousins at Russian Machine, both trying to decipher this celebratory move. We think we have it nailed – Ovi is a bear, a big Russian bear. How about a hattie against the Sabres, and make it an even 8?