Capitals fans complained they had their cars bearing District of Columbia and Virginia license plates vandalized last weekend. And even Islanders fans can get along. A fight between two fans wearing Islanders jerseys erupted in the stands a few moments before Nicklas Backstrom scored in overtime of a 2 1 win in Game 4..
But coaches in most sports wrestle with those defence opening talents, players who see what others don’t, and who perform best when the pressure is at its highest. They are rarely consistent. Beattie is no rugby Messi, let us be clear, but he has qualities that rivals in Scotland would kill for..
Their rally was repeatedly punctuated by chants of “Go Kings Go!” and “We Want the Cup!”Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti even cursed while addressing the crowd early in the live television broadcast, drawing laughs and cheers.Garcetti’s curse actually continued a Kings championship tradition: Goalie Jonathan Quick infamously dropped a few profanities two years ago while praising his teammates during the same Staples Center rally. Before this year’s parade, Quick laughingly said he had been banned from speaking this time.The Kings wrapped up the Cup with Alec Martinez’s double overtime goal on Friday night, beating the New York Rangers 3 2 to end the finals in five games. They had to win three consecutive seven game series to reach the finals, emerging from the tough West with an overtime victory over Chicago.”It’s been a pretty incredible experience these last few years,” said Martinez, who also scored the overtime goal that eliminated the Blackhawks. , ,