D.C. athletes supporting the Caps


But it seems to me that every game brings that support to another level. During Wednesday night’s dramatic Game 6 win, my Twitter timeline was overrun with Washington athletes talking about the Caps. I counted at least a dozen, plus former athletes like Joe Theismann and Doc Walker. Plus Roddy White.

None could match the enthusiasm of Skins kicker Graham Gano, shown here after Washington’s first goal. But still, there was plenty of enthusiasm. See below.

Way to go #Caps...Go get game 7!!

— John Wall (@John_Wall) May 10, 2012

Missed the game because I was in church....only to find out @washcaps won!!!!#GoodDealSupporting the New HomeFront

— Robert Griffin III (@RGIII) May 10, 2012

LET’S GO CAPS!!!!

— Brian Orakpo (@rak98) May 9, 2012

Saturday night plans in the books.#game7

— Reed Doughty (@doughty37) May 10, 2012

Don’t need to watch no more Chimera player of the game

— Lorenzo Alexander (@onemangang97) May 10, 2012

Caps win! Caps win! Caps win! Game 7 here we come!

— Nick Sundberg (@NickSundberg) May 10, 2012

Congrats to the Caps for pullin out the win...

— Josh Wilson (@TheJoshWilson) May 10, 2012

Great game! Awesome win Caps #playoffbeardsliveOn

— Graham Gano (@GrahamGano) May 10, 2012

Caps win!!!!!!instagr.am/p/KbcU02Imyd/

— Bill Hamid (@BillHamid28) May 10, 2012

Well done Caps! Holtby is a legend

— Perry Kitchen (@PerryKitchen23) May 10, 2012

Not bad seats at the Caps playoff game!! #dcsupport!! Atmosphere is craaaaazy!!I love it!! yfrog.com/nu2fzszj

— Brandon McDonald (@BMcDonald4) May 9, 2012

Great way to bounce back and get the win @washcaps! One more to go!

— Roger Mason Jr (@MoneyMase) May 10, 2012

HAIL TO THE CAPS!!

— Rick Doc Walker (@RickDocWalker) May 10, 2012

Goooo Caps

— Joe Theismann (@Theismann7) May 10, 2012

No but i want the capitals to win RT @SpencerEmertyou ain’t watching the hockey game?

— Roddy White (@roddywhiteTV) May 9, 2012

Dan Steinberg writes about all things D.C. sports at the D.C. Sports Bog.

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