In the spirit of RMNB’s unwavering commitment to hard-hitting journalism, here’s another update to Tom Wilson and TJ Oshie’s bizarre pregame butt-slashing routine.
Tuesday night at Verizon Center, Wilson decided to keep the ritual short, whacking Oshie’s gluteus maximus once. It paid off big time.
— Sonora (@sonorabp) January 3, 2017
While the whack brought Oshie to his knees in warmups…
i got to see this beautiful ritual up close today pic.twitter.com/e9NmWCcOpk
— jen miller (@jmillieee) January 4, 2017
…It led to the Caps foward’s 12th goal of the season later in the first period. After taking a pass from Justin Williams, a patient Oshie beat Frederik Andersen as he curled around the slot.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) January 4, 2017
Last season, Oshie said that the love taps get the boys going and lead to success. Now after witnessing Oshie’s zen on that goal, this fact is inarguable.
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