“We actually scheduled the wedding around the playoffs so all of our Caps friends wouldn’t have to miss any games (it was on April 9),” Chris e-mailed me. “But we knew this would mean that we’d probably miss most (if not all) of the first round because we’d be on the honeymoon. As a compromise, we bought a new SlingBox and an iPad so we could watch from the beach in Bora Bora. When we took the picture of us on the beach, we asked the waiter if he had ever seen ice hockey and he seemed confused by both words.

Chris and Katie, who live in Arlington, made it back in time to see Game 5 in person.

Not pictured:their Caps-themed rehearsal dinner cake.