Two weeks ago when Brooks Laich was traded to Toronto, the Caps lost a man who filled many roles. Laich was a solid contributor from the fourth line and penalty kill. He also was the man who cleaned up the pucks during warm-ups.
Well there’s a new guy in charge of that Very Important Role: Andre Burakovsky.
— Jill Sorenson (@JillSorenson17) March 4, 2016
Jill “Yes, I Can Jumpstart Your Car” Sorenson was the first to break the news.
Since then, it appears Burakovsky has grown to love the job. He’s even getting creative with it. Such as Monday, when Burakovsky collected the pucks after practice with special guest Brooks Orpik.
Via Tumblr user backyssegway:
That’s Orpik fishing the pucks out of the net and then lobbing them into the air to the Burracuda who catches them with a bucket. The loud thud is my favorite.
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