Springer homered for the third straight game and fourth time in the Series, one shy of the record set by Reggie Jackson in 1977 and matched by Utley in 2009.
On-ice futility and a raging off-ice controversy about maligned forward Alex Galchenyuk have rendered the Habs hapless. Plus, we call Jersey Fouls on fans who besmirch the holy hockey sweater and reveal the scariest thing about the Vegas Golden Knights.
Chris Peters: I think the feel-good Vegas Golden Knights and resurgent Kings have commanded a lot of the attention, and I wouldn’t necessarily say that no one is talking about the Tampa Bay Lightning. They’re just not talking about the Lighting in a way that expresses the proper disbelief in how insane they’ve been to start the season. Maybe it’s because most people expected them to bounce back from such a disappointing 2016-17 season, but the Lightning are way back.
“I cannot even begin to fathom what that guy is feeling right now,” said cubsfan333. “It was epic for me, but that poor guy. I’ve been there.”
He also won second place in the Millionaire Maker, with a lineup identical to his first-place roster except for Watson instead of Wilson at quarterback. He also won 14th and cashed in every contest he entered on Sunday.
The family celebrated with a typical dinner. The girls had Amy’s mac ‘n’ cheese. His wife had a frozen bagel with cream cheese, and he enjoyed a bowl of Cheerios.
Later in the evening, cubsfan333 was lying in bed with his wife, talking about what to do with their windfall: “My wife says to me, ‘You know, I’ve been wanting to get two tank tops from Target, and I’m going to do it.'”