Already struggling through much of this season, Green, a two-time first-team All-Star, played about as bad as a player could against the visting Tampa Bay Lightning, committing five penalties, racking up 18 penalty minutes, giving the Lightning two power plays (they scored on both) and getting beat as the lone man back on this 2-on-1 rush.
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He finished the period with less than four minutes of ice time and a minus-1 rating, and contributed mightily to starting Capitals goalie Braden Holtby getting pulled after 11 minutes and three goals allowed on eight shots. He was booed mightily by the home crowd through the end of the game, and ripped apart on Twitter.
And among them (though thankfully not among the most vulgar): tennis pro and future Mrs. Ovechkin Maria Kirilenko:
The tweet has since be deleted, and while Green set no records of awfulness, Kirilenko’s main squeeze set a new mark: