What If Capitals Players Had Their Own Individual Uniform Sponsors?


Photograph: David Klutho/Sports activities Illustrated

With information popping out this week that uniform promoting is probably going quickly coming to the NHL, we puzzled what advertisements may seem like if every uniform advert was focused per particular participant. We take a tongue-in-cheek take a look at the Capitals roster to foretell applicable sponsorship matches for every Washington participant.

Forwards

Nicklas Backstrom: Johnnie Walker Blue Label Scotch Whisky. Like Backstrom, it’s easy and aged to perfection.

Nic Dowd: Rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd. Dowd is simply the third NHL participant to hail from Candy Dwelling Alabama.

Lars Eller: Hanna-Barbera’s Scooby Doo. A Nice Dane for an awesome Dane.

Carl Hagelin: Roomba Robotic Vacuum. Roombas scurry throughout, however you’re by no means fairly positive if they’re engaging in something.

Garnet Hathaway: 3M Sandpaper. Adjustable grit degree designed to rub opponents the fallacious approach.

Evgeny Kuznetsov: Pepsi.

Anthony Mantha: D.C. Lottery. Mantha hit the jackpot by buying and selling in his Wings for a Washington sweater.

T.J. Oshie: Pepco.  Oshie has completed a lot of his finest work this season on the “energy” play.

Alex Ovechkin: Staples. He spends numerous time in his “workplace.”

Conor Sheary: Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream. Pint-sized, however superior.

Daniel Sprong: Jimmy John’s. Just like the sandwich store, Sprong doesn’t want many minutes to ship.

Tom Wilson: Writer’s Clearinghouse. High Line Tom is at all times delivering the large checks.

Defensemen

John Carlson: Yellow Warning Tape. Currently, Carlson has been standing about six toes from the place dangerous issues have simply occurred.

Zdeno Chara: Jurassic World Dominion. Just like the creatures within the upcoming movie, this dinosaur has discovered new life.

Brenden Dillon: Chloraseptic Sore Throat Lozenges. Followers have made themselves hoarse shouting at their televisions each time Dillon wanders out of place.

Nick Jensen: Metro. Fewer fires this yr!

Justin Schultz: Toyota Prius. Quiet, regular, dependable.

Dmitry Orlov: Pepperidge Farm. Additionally principally well-known for his or her turnovers.

Trevor van Riemsdyk: Celestron Telescopes. Trevor is pressured to observe all of the motion from far-off.

Goaltenders

Craig Anderson: The F.B.I. You’ll not discover a higher advert for the Witness Safety Program. (Now that Jonas Siegenthaler is gone.)

Ilya Samsonov: Sherp ATVs. As a result of, duh.

Vitek Vanacek: Vans footwear.  Vitek Vans-acek hopes opponents’ pictures bounce Off The (brick) Wall.

What do you assume?  Tell us your favorites and add your individual!

By Brian Haley

About Bryan Hailey

I’ve been a Washington Capitals fan for over thirty years. A few of my favourite reminiscences are rocking the pink with mates whereas cheering the Caps and rooting in opposition to their Patrick/Metropolitan Division rivals.



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