The Washington Capitals didn’t show much fight in a 3-0 loss to the Arizona Coyotes on Saturday, something the team seemed to admit.
While it’s discouraging to stumble into the playoffs, it’s also likely that it’s more challenging for the Caps to motivate themselves with everything clinched.
Conversely, the Coyotes could pack it in and “tank.”
At least two players showed fight in this one in a more literal sense, as Max Domi foughtNate Schmidt. Russian Machine Never Breaks uploaded video, while there’s another version here.
This is one of those fights that might look better in the form of GIFs and photos, however.
Here it looks like Schmidt is peering into the souls of viewers: