Wait, we have Washington's pick? How did we get that?
Originally Posted by Wiki
The Washington Capitals' second-round pick will go to the Minnesota Wild as the result of a trade on February 24, 2012 that sent Marek Zidlicky to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Kurtis Foster, Nick Palmieri, Stéphane Veilleux, a conditional third-round pick in 2013 and this pick.
Brad Richards just may have earned this years' salary tonight alone. Had he not put that home, the landscape of the Stanley Cup changes entirely.. Potentially. This is where the argument of luck becomes relevant in the debate of what it takes to win the Cup.
I can certainly see this as a band-aid. If the fans don't show up throughout the regular season now, then they're gone. No more excuses. Can't cry how the risk of moving is holding back their season ticket sales anymore.