Before the Washington Capitals began their first round series against the Islanders, Caps players received hats embroidered with the text, My Man. From this we learned about Alex Ovechkin‘s bizarre tendency to yell the phrase to his teammates.
“It’s kind of a thing when a guy scores or does something good someone says, ‘My Man,'” Karl Alzner said a few weeks ago. “When a guy walks into the locker room: ‘My Man.’ It’s kind of like a you’re the man type of thing.”
On Monday, after the Capitals defeated the Islanders in game seven, Ovechkin found his new line-mate Joel Ward and congratulated him the only way he knew how.
Ovechkin yells “MYYYYYYYYYY MANNNN” to Ward before giving him a huge high five and a modified chest bump.
So now we have two instances of Ovechkin uttering the phrase.
Hopefully, the Capitals can stay in the playoffs until June so we can have 50 more Vines of this. And also hear Evgeny Kuznetsov say, “This is not my first rodeo” on camera for the first time.
11:55PM Update: Twitter user @capsdchockey just sent us another instance of Ovi saying My Man. It comes from Ovi’s private skate with kids from Ft. Dupont. And hey, I made that Vine!
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