The Secret To The Washington Capitals’ Playoff Success? They’re Kissing Each Other



The Washington Capitals stole home-ice advantage from the New York Rangers last night thanks to Joel Ward’s last-second goal. The timely heroics caused great jubilation for the Caps and that joy took the form of some good, clean player-on-player kissing.

Alexander Ovechkin, man. He’s a different type of dude.

The terrific Dan Steinberg points out that this isn’t the first time the Caps have celebrated an important postseason goal by smooching.

Here’s Jason Chimera getting all up close and personal with Evgeny Kuznetsov after his series-deciding tally against the New York Islanders.

Fantastic journalism, as always.

Hey, whatever works. This tradition is no less crazy than unwieldy and scratchy bears.

[H/T: Washington Post]

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