It was a slushy, dreary night in the District. But inside Verizon Center, there were many happy times. Alex Ovechkin nearly had a hat trick — hilariously falling over in the making of his first goal — as the Caps defeated shutout the Maple Leafs 4-0.
But the best moment came after the game, when Barry Trotz’s son Nolan, who has Down syndrome joined his dad for his postgame press conference.
While Nolan has sat up on the podium before in Nashville (see above), this time he took his turn with the reporters, settling himself in a primo spot next to Alex Prewitt of The Washington Post.
A Caps spokesman gave him the last question of Trotz’s seven minute press conference.
“Nolan, let’s go home?”
“Yeah,” his son replied.
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