May 14, 2009

Well Played

Even though the Penguins booted them out of the playoffs last night, congrats to the Washington Capitals on a fine season. Personally, I've never much been in to hockey. (Hey - I grew up in South Texas. What do you expect?) But it was nice to see so many people round here getting into the spirit.

My office is no great way from the Caps' home ice at the Verizon Center. I have amused myself of late noticing the very large number of suspicously new Caps' jerseys and t-shirts in the area on game nights. Just on principle, I hope these folks don't turn out to be just what Tom Paine called summer soldiers and sunshine patriots.

And now, on to much more important matters. Congrats to Ryan Zimmerman on his 30-game hitting streak!

Posted by Robert at May 14, 2009 08:01 AM | TrackBack

You should have seen all the "wonderful" looks I got while on the Metro wearing my Penguins hat. Heh!! FYI, the Pens & Caps have met 8 times in the playoffs over the years. The Pens have won 7 of them, hence all the bitter Capital fans.

Posted by: stillers at May 15, 2009 01:26 AM