VIDEO: Jack Capuano Sends Out 5 Defenders After Sens' 2nd Goal (UPDATE)

During the second period of today’s game against the Ottawa Senators, Isles’ coach Jack Capuano sent a message to his forwards. After the Sens made it 2-1, Capuano sent out five defenders for the ensuing face off. Milan Jurcina, Steve Staios, Mark Eaton, Andrew MacDonald and Mark Streit hopped over the boards with Streit taking the draw. The Coach’s message was loud and clear but not well received, as the Islanders surrendered two more goals in the period.
Update, 6:30pm: Here’s Capuano’s explanation after the game.




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