Caps Playoff Anxiety Meter (R2, Game 1)

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Posted April 29, 2016

A photo of Nate Schmidt’s anxiety. (Caps Outsider)

Pregame

Anxiety level 9/10: Looks great, but I’m more of a rally towel guy myself

1st period

17:00 left, Anxiety level 9/10: Ugh all this does of remind me of the beginning of game 7 2009

9:30 left, Anxiety level 7/10: Ayy now maybe the broadcasters can stop talking about how amazing Matt Murray is for a little bit

2nd period:

9:00 left, Anxiety level 9/10: Oh you fancy, huh?

8:00 left, Anxiety level 10/10: When it rains, it pours

7:30 left, Anxiety level 8/10: GOOOOOOAAAAAAAL. Big shot TJ!!

3rd period:

20:00 left, Anxiety level 10/10: Please don’t go to OT please don’t go to OT…

16:30 left, Anxiety level 8/10: Big shot TJ #2. Semi-soft goal

11:00 left, Anxiety level 10/10: I didn’t realize Nick Bonino is actually the best player on the ice tonight :|

7:30 left, Anxiety level 10/10: How many chances before we just say, maybe it’s not our night?

00:00 left, Anxiety level 15/10: Please no. Not overtime. Overtime is only fun if it’s not your team

00:00 left: When Jeremy Roenick calls it a “shitty game”

Overtime:

15:00 left, Anxiety level 20/10: Please…my heart can only pump so fast

 

GAME OVER: And that’s a hatty!!! Sidney and Alex who?