Andre Burakovsky re-signed with the Capitals Tuesday. The two-year, $6 million deal that will keep the Swedish forward in Washington through the 2018-19 season.
Burakovsky was congratulated by several of his Caps teammates and NHL friends, but the tweeting quickly devolved into jokes about free food and new shoes.
The Capitals announced the news at 4 PM.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) July 4, 2017
And then the fun between the brobeans began.
Congrats @andreburakovsky and don't worry… I'll still take care of you! Definitely a couple dinners on you though !!
— Tom Wilson (@tom_wilso) July 4, 2017
haha i pay for the first two 😂
— andre burakovsky (@andreburakovsky) July 4, 2017
— Brett Connolly (@bconnolly8) July 4, 2017
So many more Gucci shoes in your future $$$ @andreburakovsky congrats bud
— Michael Latta (@Latta17) July 4, 2017
Burakovsky’s bestie, Calgary Flames prospect Rasmus Andersson, actually had something genuine to say.
Congrats to my best friend on you're new contract, proud of you bro @andreburakovsky
— Rasmus Andersson (@RAndersson19) July 4, 2017
Meanwhile, earlier in the day, Burakovsky’s former teammate and roommate, Michael Latta, chirped the top-six forward on Instagram while he worked out with his cousin.
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