WINE ‘EM DINE ‘EM AND SIGN ‘EM.
And ye, Jesus did looketh down from the cross and spake thusly: “Lulz yall gonna pay me now.”
Braden Holtby, as a southerner fanning himself on the veranda and drinking a mint julep might say, is about to get paiiiiyyyyyyyyyyyydddddddddddddduhhhhh.
And good! Please, pay him whatever he wants. Give him $8-9 Million if he wants it. We have a Henrik Lundqvist, and for once he’s wearing our colors. Holtby is a sweet, neat, and most importantly, elite NHL goaltender, and the Capitals should give him a contract long enough that his kids go to prom here.
Fortunately, GM Brian MacLellen appears to be on the same page, and has called signing Holtby, “a priority.”
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