Too Much Made of Boudreau-Ovechkin Benching Rift

Too Much Made of Boudreau-Ovechkin Benching Rift

"Where's No. 8?"

That was the immediate question with 1:02 left in the third period and the Washington Capitals trailing the Anaheim Ducks by a goal on Tuesday night. Tomas Vokoun(notes) had been yanked for an extra skater; so where was No. 8 for Anaheim, Teemu Selanne(notes), trying to tally the 23rd hat trick of his career with an empty-netter and complete a five-point night?

"No, stupid … where's the other No. 8?"

The Capitals had six skaters on the ice and none of them were Alex Ovechkin(notes).

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