Rangers React To The New Stanley Cup Champions
After the Washington Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights to capture their first Stanley Cup in franchise history, some Rangers players and prospects took to social media to congratulate their Eastern Conference foes.
Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist congratulated his longtime rivals Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom on Twitter earlier today.
— Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist) June 8, 2018
Kevin Shattenkirk saluted his former St. Louis Blues teammate TJ Oshie on his successes with the Capitals.
— Kevin Shattenkirk (@shattdeuces) June 8, 2018
The current NHLers weren’t the only ones to offer their applause to the Capitals. Rangers prospects Ty Ronning and Sean Day added their sentiments as well.
Congratulations to Ovi and Barry Trotz! 🤟 I always get chills when the team throws it in the air 😳
— Ty Ronning (@TyRonning7) June 8, 2018
Here is to hoping that Henrik Lundqvist will be the next hockey great to win his first Stanley Cup.