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First Season, They're Golden

Bill Michaels
May 20, 2018 - 10:22 pm

In the movie Major League, the Manager of the Indians Lou Brown told the team that the owner wanted to do everything she could, within her power, to watch the team lose.   Brown went on to say that they’re weren’t any expectations of his team at all.  It was at that point that Jake Taylor stood up and said, “Well then, let’s win the whole “BLANKING” thing.”

I have to imagine there was a speech very similar delivered from Gerrard Gallant to his Las Vegas Golden Knights team prior to the start of the season.  Someone had to stand up and look around that locker room and say, “Well then, let’s win the whole “BLANKING” thing.”

Here they are, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, a team that wasn’t supposed to be here…..but they are.

The 500-1 team has ended up in the NHL’s biggest series, playing for Lord Stanley’s cup. 

Whether it’s Tampa Bay or Washington I can’t help but think that the rest of the rooting sports world will be pulling for the under dogs. 

Now if the Golden Knight’s just had the voice of Harry Dolye yelling “All my God, the Knight’s have won the cup”.