Hockey in California is an absurd notion right from the outset and the Capitals’ refusal to play good hockey and participate in the perpetuation of that cockamamie concept is commendable.
The Caps lost to the Ducks, who are not as nice as that one duck in New York, and Braden Holtby would be well within his rights to make all of his teammates attempt to block 39 shots and then also poke them real hard in the tummy. (I honestly can’t imagine Braden Holtby doing anything more violent than a tummy poke.)
For the hockey recap, Mr. Hassett has a scorching analysis that includes the phrase “freely sashaying” which is quite lovely. Here’s a recap of everything else!