Twitter reaction: Power outage strikes Leafs-Capitals outdoor game

(Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
(Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

On a typical Saturday night in the entertainment districts of Toronto and D.C., there’s bound to be blackouts aplenty.

Though lots of booze-induced memory loss was surely prevalent during the Stadium Series game between the Maple Leafs and Capitals at the US Naval Academy, a different kind of power outage – a literal one – forced a delay in the middle of the third period with the Caps holding comfortably to a 5-2 lead.

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As usual, when things of this nature go down, Twitter had jokes:

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The power came back on after a 15-minute delay, and the Capitals neatly finished off their 5-2 victory over the Leafs.