The offseason is now in full swing. The Cup has been won, the beards shaved, the players re-signed. Aside from the continuing adventures of the Stanley Cup, there’s not a whole lot happening in the hockey world. Until now! Presenting a new series in which we will finally understand the true nature of the world champion 2017-18 Washington Capitals through the prism of stupid popular culture. I’m calling it Not Up For Debate because everyone everywhere will agree that these are the universal consensus picks.
In this episode: What if the Caps were the Beatles?
Quiet, sure, but he’s also a total wizard at his craft.
Relied on heavily by his mates. Rated, um, maybe too highly?
Fun, sure, but not as a fun as…
All the preppy kids and soc’s prefer this guy.
Easy to overlook…
…but not as easy to overlook as some.
I could also entertain a Ringo pick here.
The Caps would shallower and less dynamic without him.
His face will be on the posters on the walls of millions of Colorado children soon.
He’s more famous than god, but he has zero time for that nonsense.
I dunno. Too many J’s in his name not to be a John. I’ll admit this was a weak pick. There are only four Beatles, folks.
Probably a monster on the kick drum, am I right? (Because of the thighs.)
There’s a lot of Johns on this team.
Here’s another John.
Too much fun to be a John.
Paul just doffed his fedora at you, so yeah. Oshie.
Two modes: bored and partying, so this is an obvious pick.
Oh, look, another John.
Paul didn’t write a lot of songs at first, and Jakub didn’t get a lot of ice time at first.
This was a layup.
Though the series is called Not Up For Debate, I’m leaving the comments open. So you can compliment me. For the very good picks. Appreciate the congrats.
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