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Caps' Fleischmann just having some fun

Updated: November 19, 2009, 10:02 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

How does a player start his season with 11 points in 10 games and barely get noticed around the league?

By playing on a team with Alex Ovechkin, Alex Semin, Nicklas Backstrom and Mike Green, that's how.

Sorry Tomas Fleischmann, but you're getting some national recognition now from ESPN.com.

"It's OK, you can keep it quiet," the Capitals forward said on the phone from Washington, laughing all the while.

He can afford to laugh. A few months ago, he was told his career ...

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