Brett Connolly‘s about to be rich. It couldn’t happen to a better 27-year-old silver fox.
With another dramatic couple of weeks, the NHL playoffs now roll into the third round. We had one sweep and one double-OT game-seven elimination, so as long as you could stay up late at night, you had a good round.
But the time for delighting in past is over. It’s time for predictions. It’s time for Keith, a coin.
For all the expectations and anguish that followed him around this season, Andre Burakovsky managed to match his output from 2017-18 exactly: twelve goals, thirteen assists. It was just everything else that changed.
The storm surge continues, this time swallowing the whole of Long Island. The Carolina Hurricanes have completed a second-round sweep of the New York Islanders, ousting Barry Trotz‘s beloved Brooklyn boys with four straight victories.
Enough time has passed that we can now talk about the end of the 2018-19 Capitals without sobbing. In this podcast, Ian and Peter discuss what went wrong for the team – but also for themselves. (Like the Caps, we’ve had some unfortunate setbacks in the past month.)
But we can also now look ahead – at a summer that will bring changes and opportunities. I’m looking forward to it.
Oh, and Ian goes off on a wild rant. So enjoy that.
Round one was buckwild. Every division champion got eliminated, we got some very unlikely sweeps, and we got some dramatic games seven. There’s no way round two can match it, but let’s make predictions anyway.
Let’s visit with Keith, a coin.
The 2018-19 Caps are dead and gone, forcing us all to reckon with a grim reality and an impossible question: who do we support now?
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