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When you win the Stanley Cup, a ton of perks come along with it. Taking it downtown, taking it to a Nationals game and even an appearance on “The Tonight Show”. Set your DVRs Caps fans because on Monday June 11 at 11:35 p.m., Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby will visit NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon”.
Before the playoffs began, Fallon handed out Superlatives for NHL players. Ovechkin was voted “Most Likely to be Standing Next to a Wolly Mammoth in a Diorama at the Natural History Museum”.
Before the Stanley Cup Finals, Ovechkin was voted “Most Likely to Tell His Barber ‘I’m Not Angry, I’m Just Disappointed.” Holtby was voted “Most Likely to Comb His Neck.” They weren’t the only two Capitals featured in the video below:
FROM THE CAPITALS
2018 Stanley Cup® Champions Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals will visit NBC’s “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” on Monday, June 11 (11:35 p.m. ET/PT).
The Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup Championship in franchise history. Capitals captain Ovechkin, who led all playoff goal-scorers with 15, won the Conn Smythe Trophy, awarded to “the most valuable player to his team in the playoffs.” Ovechkin became the second Russian-born player to win the Conn Smythe Trophy and the fourth player born outside of North America to earn the honor.
Capitals goalie Holtby recorded all 16 wins in the Capitals’ championship drive, finishing with a 16-7 record, 2.16 goals-against average, .922 save percentage and two shutouts.
By Michael Marzzacco