TORONTO – Within minutes of tweeting my Stanley Cup playoff record, I received a message from an OHL head coach.
He said, “We have exactly the same parenthesis, except for (capitals) and (islanders).”
I picked the Capitals to win the six-game series and immediately responded to the manager.
“I can never think of Islanders.
They keep proving me wrong and exceeding expectations, but it always seems like they are more than the sum of their parts and things will eventually come back to earth,” him said. -I write.
“I have a subtle feeling that they won’t let
Trots lose to his old team,” he replied. “It wouldn’t surprise me if they race this year.”
A week later, the Islanders had dismantled the Capitals so convincingly that the Capitals quickly fired head coach Todd Reirden. And a little more than …