Next stop for the Caps? 2 players to make ‘Tonight Show’ appearance

WASHINGTON — Washington Capitals fans will want to tune into “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” Monday night for the show’s special hockey guests.

Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals, the 2018 Stanley Cup champions, will make an appearance on NBC’s show.

Capitals team captain Ovechkin won the Conn Smythe Trophy for most valuable player on his team for his performance during the playoffs.

Capitals goalie Holtby had an excellent record during the playoffs with 2.16 goals-against average and a 0.922 save percentage.

Alex Ovechkin
Washington Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, lifts the Stanley Cup on the field before a baseball game between the Washington Nationals and the San Francisco Giants at Nationals Park, Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby pauses during an NHL hockey practice Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Capitals lead the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals series. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby pauses during an NHL hockey practice Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Capitals lead the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals series. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) (AP/Ross D. Franklin)
Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Nicklas Backstrom
Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, center, of Russia, celebrates with goaltender Braden Holtby, right, after the team’s 3-1 victory over the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final, Saturday, June 2, 2018, in Washington. At left is Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom, of Sweden. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) (AP/Alex Brandon)
Members of the Washington Capitals pose with the Stanley Cup after the Capitals defeated the Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Members of the Washington Capitals pose with the Stanley Cup after the Capitals defeated the Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) (AP/John Locher)
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Alex Ovechkin
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby pauses during an NHL hockey practice Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Las Vegas. The Capitals lead the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in the best-of-seven Stanley Cup Finals series. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Nicklas Backstrom
Members of the Washington Capitals pose with the Stanley Cup after the Capitals defeated the Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)


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