Over the weekend, we reported on something that felt gross, weird, and terrific all at once. Caps defenseman John Carlson scored on Caps goaltender Braden Holtby during the second of a back-to-back exhibition series between Team Canada and Team USA.
Monday morning, Team USA held their practice at Verizon Center and Matt Niskanen was asked about the awkward goal.
Matt Niskanen said he fist-pumped when John Carlson scored on Braden Holtby: "We’ll hold that over his head for the whole year, probably."
— Katie Brown (@katiebhockey) September 12, 2016
Personally, I hope they hold this over Holtby’s head forever and he becomes even more like a human brick wall. NHL players will score literally no goals against him the entire year.
Team USA will face Team Finland tomorrow night here in D.C. at 7:00 p.m.
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