The Washington Capitals are no longer the masters of the universe. Consequently, you as an RMNB reader no longer deserve the delight that is two straight weeks of everyone’s favorite summer series, Not Up For Debate. Instead, and as punishment for the failure, here is one full week of Not Up For Debate. Presenting the most popular series ever on RMNB, in which we will finally understand the true nature of the 2018-19 Washington Capitals through the prism of stupid popular culture. It’s called Not Up For Debate because everyone agrees that these are the universal consensus picks.
In today’s installment, what if the 18-19 Caps were in the Marvel Cinematic Universe?
Fennoscandian elite-tier human specimen. Blond.
Probably the only MCU character or Caps player who knows how to fold laundry.
I swear I picked this before the Sony/Marvel split.
Does a few things real well. Other things, not so much.
Sir Not Appearing In The Next Film
Perhaps some questionable allegiances, but a great guy-behind-the-guy.
Losing a bunch of time to compartment syndrome is kind of like being a secret crypto-fascist, if you squint and don’t think about it too hard.
Hard to hate, but some people will try anyway I guess, smh.
This bottom sixer can play big when he’s gotta.
Late arrival who brings something the rest of the team lacks.
Does his own thing and rules at it.
Oh by the way spoiler warning on this post.
I can see how you might think he’s redundant, but I promise he’ll play a very important role soon.
Worried about mobility issues going forward, but hard not to love this guy.
Please make better choices.
He had his time.
I love this pick. This is the best pick of the whole series. Orlov is the Hulk. Tell me I’m wrong.
It’s just a flesh wound.
Slam dunk grand slam pick, obviously.
I bet you totally forgot about her.
Wait, DSP is Mantis, too? I thought another bottom liner was Mantis. Hmm. Must be a mistake.
“And I killed eleven of them.”
He’s, um, ascending in power.
“You can fool yourself and everyone else, but you can’t fool me. I know who you are. . . I know everything about you. I know you play like you’re the meanest and the hardest but actually you’re the most scared of all.”
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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