Tom Wilson and TJ Oshie have a strange pregame routine they perform before every game. Wilson will slam or tap his stick into Oshie’s gluteus maximus. According to Dan Steinberg, the force of the slash is determined by how the team played previously.
Thanks to two dedicated Caps fans, we now have two more videos of the tradition being carried out.
— FriendsinColdPlaces (@inColdPlacesDC) November 12, 2016
Wilson, appearing to go for powerful forehand whack, fakes Oshie out and instead goes for a soft backhand poke. (Video via @inColdPlacesDC)
— Gene Wu (@TheWuWu) November 9, 2016
Here Wilson gives five powerful backhand shots to Oshie’s rear before knocking him over with a final jab. (Video via @TheWuWu)
To see previous tushy taps, you can surf the RMNB tag Butt Slash.
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