The Washington Capitals vanquished every narrative that hung over them from past failures to hoist the Stanley Cup and quench D.C.’s title drought.
Radio station WRNR says it is booting music by Imagine Dragons from its playlists after the band performed a pregame show for the Las Vegas team before Game 2 of the finals.
In pockets of Game 2 in the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday night, the Golden Knights were surprisingly outworked, outbattled and outhustled in losing 3-2 to the Washington Capitals.
The Vegas Golden Knights still think Tom Wilson’s third-period hit on Jonathan Marchessault was very late and probably dirty. They also believe it sparked their comeback victory in the Stanley Cup Final opener.
It seems everywhere you look in Las Vegas this week, there are signs, banners and flags waving in support of the city’s hockey team. And while it might drive visiting Caps fans a little nuts, many who call Vegas home see it as a sign of rebirth.
Tomas Nosek scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period, and the expansion Golden Knights opened an improbable Final with a thrilling 6-4 victory over the Washington Capitals on Monday night.
Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, who spent most of the time tossing rally towels and other items to fans, said he wasn’t the least bit surprised by the turnout.
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