WASHINGTON, DC – Jason Chimera was a 20-goal scorer last season for the Washington Capitals. Through 27 games this season, he was a zero-goal scorer, which is something that’ll earn you a little ribbing from teammates.
“At first everyone did. And then we laid off,” said winger Troy Brouwer. “You don’t want to mess with a guy like that too much.”
Call off the search dogs for Chimera’s goal-scoring touch. He found it for the first time this season against the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-3 win.
“It’s embarrassing to see a zero next to your goal column for that long,” said Chimera, whose goal at 9:45 of the second period broke his epic drought.
“It’d be tougher if I was playing like crap,” he said. “I’ve been snake-bit a bit. Maybe that’s an understatement.”Read More »from Hey, look, Jason Chimera finally scored a goal