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Rite of Spring 2018-“What happens in the playoffs stays in the playoffs”

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Finally.

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Finally.

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Cleveland Indians definitely winning the World Series this year.

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It's so weird not having a team I absolutely despise being the Stanley Cup Champions. It's been so long. It's almost like we all one won the cup tonight.

 

Congrats Caps!

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Every single member of this team was doubted in some way, shape, or form. 

 

Ovechkin and Backstrom can’t win the big one. 

 

Wilson is a dirty player (well...). 

 

Kuznetsov is too inconsistent. 

 

Eller isnt good enough. 

 

Chandler Stephenson was passed on by all 31 teams (including Caps, placed him on waivers). 

 

Devante Smith-Pelly is a journeyman. 

 

Kempny isnt good enough. 

 

Orlov is too inconsistent. 

 

Djoos isn’t experienced enough. 

 

Orpik, stastically, was one of the worst defensemen in the NHL.

 

Holtby can’t win the big one. 

 

This team proved so many people wrong. I couldn’t be prouder of them. 

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3 minutes ago, Cujo said:

Finally.

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Finally.

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Cleveland Indians definitely winning the World Series this year.

Nah it's gotta be another team who's uniforms are controversial on this board...

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Just now, Around the Horn said:

Nah it's gotta be another team who's uniforms are controversial on this board...

 

Brewers!

 

(Ball in Glove for LIFE)

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Just now, Around the Horn said:

Nah it's gotta be another team who's uniforms are controversial on this board...

 

But the Redskins don't play baseball.

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10 minutes ago, the admiral said:

It actually wasn't.

How do you know if you didn’t watch?

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3 minutes ago, Cujo said:

 

But the Redskins don't play baseball.

Braves? But they don’t have a half a century long drought? 

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4 minutes ago, Around the Horn said:

Nah it's gotta be another team who's uniforms are controversial on this board...

 

So, the pretzel patrol?

 

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There are a lot of people to thank for this Cup. Ovi, Kuznetsov (probably should have won the Conn Smythe), Holtby, Eller, Oshie, Trotz, etc etc etc. 

 

But how bout a word for Brian MacLellan? Remember, this is a franchise that once traded Filip Forsberg for Martin Erat and Michael Latta. But nearly every acquisition he made this season worked to perfection. 

 

Devante Smith-Pelly scored seven playoff goals. 

 

Michal Kempny was acquired for a third round pick. Played on the top 4 all season, massive part of this run. 

 

Alex Chiasson came up big in spots, scored against Pittsburgh in Game 6. 

 

They reclaimed Nathan Walker off waivers, he assists against Pittsburgh in Game 6. 

 

They realized their mistake with Chandler Stephenson, picked him back up, and he becomes an integral part of the fourth line. 

 

How bout that for a season from a GM. 

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33 minutes ago, CRichardson said:

Good riddance to this farce of a season. I look forward to the Knights becoming a middling team because of cap problems (no pun intended) and all of the fans losing interest when the Raiders come to town. Let us never speak of the Knights as a Cup contender ever again.

 

Heh.  Are you from Quebec City, or just a fun guy to have at parties?

 

8 minutes ago, Around the Horn said:

Nah it's gotta be another team who's uniforms are controversial on this board...

 

The Padres?!  That's a taaaaall order.

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Who do you think feels more WHY DID I LEAVE THE CAPS right now- Alzner, Justin Williams, or Shattenkirk?

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3 minutes ago, SabresRule7361 said:

Who do you think feels more WHY DID I LEAVE THE CAPS right now- Alzner, Justin Williams, or Shattenkirk?

Mike Green

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13 minutes ago, SabresRule7361 said:

Who do you think feels more WHY DID I LEAVE THE CAPS right now- Alzner, Justin Williams, or Shattenkirk?

Alzner.

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Congratulations to the Caps and their fans.  As a Kings fan I know what it’s like to wait a long time to see your team win the Cup, so I’m happy for guys that you got to experience this, and it’s nice to see Ovechkin finally get one.

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38 minutes ago, Alex Houston said:

 

Youre right. It is stupid. But one day, one freaking day, for us at least, it won’t be.

 

Thats what I tell myself at night. 

 

This is a feeling I know all too well.

 

But damned if it doesn't feel great to see a team you don't despise win the big one for the first time since 2001.

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5 hours ago, Crabcake47 said:

My official prediction: the GWG tonight is scored by a bottom six forward. 

And what a GWG it was. Talk about exorcising demons. The Caps getting a lucky break on a shot initially saved by Marc-Andre Fleury, which is hammered home by a guy they got for essentially peanuts from Montreal? Perfect. 

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Maybe it's fitting that Eller scored the winning goal considering he started everything with that wacky 2OT goal.

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