After the Washington Capitals' 4-0 victory in Game 3 last night, Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom skated to center ice at MSG and did a jumping side-bump -- you know, the celebration you see after any NBA player does anything, from hitting a big shot to sinking a free throw.
Their celebration occurred in front of the remaining disgruntled Rangers fans filing out of Madison Square Garden. As Dan Steinberg wrote in the Bog after the game, there were some expletives thrown the Capitals' way, and even a few of those plastic beer bottles.
When asked about the post-game celebration, Backstrom said it's nothing new:
"We've been doing it all season, doesn't matter where it is," Backstrom said. "I heard the crowd was yelling at us, but it was nothing against them, it was just a thing we have."
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