Sunday morning, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin confirmed on Instagram that he married long-time fiancee Nastya Shubskaya. Caps fans responded to the news with hearty congratulations for the couple and wishes for future Ovechbabies.
Meanwhile on Twitter, NHL.com’s mentions were taken over by trolls making bad ring jokes. The most notable rabble rousers were of course Penguins fans.
John Carlson’s adorable son Lucca unwittingly committed a hockey no-no by crawling on the Washington Capitals’ logo in their weight room at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex Tuesday. “Trying to be a goalie????” wrote Papa Carlson in an Instagram post.
Like most teams, the Capitals have an unwritten rule forbidding anyone from stepping on their logo. The logo is roped off in the locker room throughout the season, but the same respect must be given during the summer – even on this slide board thing.
A guy walks into a bar. He asks the bartender for an Ovechkin.
The bartender says, “What’s an Ovechkin?”
The guy says, “It’s just a white Russian, but without the Cup.”
In a related story, Habs v Pens tonight at 7 PM at Mellon Abattoir in tropical Pittsburgh, PA. Will you watch, or is too soon?
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