Tuesday April 26th, 2016

The Washington Capitals forced a Game 7 with a 1–0 victory over the Flyers on Sunday. Why, you may ask? Because of some area firefighters and their crazy superstition.

It’s incredibly simple. Leave Evgeny Kuznetsov alone. Don’t go near him. Don’t breathe on him. Just let him cook, and the Capitals will win.

Sports will cause folks to do the damnedest things. There have to be hundreds of fans just like these firefighters.

– Kenny Ducey

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