not only do i want the penguins NOT to visit the white house this year, i also want them to give the most thinly veiled excuses possible when asked. like oh, sorry we can’t be at the white house… sidney’s got a cold… tanger is washing his hair that day… geno just forgot how to speak english… not that we’d expect his russian to be too much trouble for the current white house staff, but all the same, 

71st Tony Awards Recap

-Miss Saigon was robbed
-Great Comet was Robbed
-Anastasia was robbed
-You can win a Tony for being/having a production with Bette Middler
-I’m very angry
-Good luck buying tickets to Dear Evan Hansen
-Penguins won the Stanley Cup

A partial list of amazing things tonight
  • Team DID YOU KNOW HE’S MY BEST FRIEND scoring both goals
  • Sidney “too busy taking a selfie with my teammates to accept the Conn Smythe” Crosby
  • Geno bouncing on the bench and knocking his teammates over in excitement before the game was even won
  • Kuni with his arms around a crying Hörny watching as his best friend scored the insurance goal
  • Hainsey having the biggest cinderella playoffs story, 16 years playing pro and getting handed the cup first in his first ever playoffs
  • “Super Rookie” Jake Guentzel with all his playoff records and ties
  • Olli “Fuck Yeah!!” on national television Määttä
  • Chris “Undrafted” Kunitz being the only current player with FOUR CUPS
  • Matt “He’s meant everything to me” Murray getting the cup from Flower who lifted the cup with the full pride of his 9/16 wins
  • Geno almost dropping the cup
  • The team not being able to decide how many fingers they should hold up for the photo
  • Sidney not holding any up, just holding onto Geno and the Cup
  • Daley “he’s on another planet” loving on his Captain and teammates
  • Hags blessing us with a repeat of last year’s selfie demonstrating for us all once again that:
  • PHIL KESSEL IS A STANLEY CUP CHAMPION^2
  • Hörny’s warcry in Sid’s face as they hold the cup over their heads and the team screams with them
  • Geno egging his friends on to completely drench Phil in champagne
  • BACK TO BACK CHAMPIONS, first in 20 years, and on the 100th season of the NHL
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“I don’t think you’ll find a better personality in sports when it comes to being a good friend and being a supportive, positive teammate.”  Carl Hagelin on Marc-André Fleury