The ceremonial puck drop may not maintain the identical place within the collective consciousness as a primary pitch, however rattling they’re nonetheless essential. Sadly for Cowboys linebacker Micah Parsons, no person informed the poor dude how they labored.
The AHL’s Hersey Bears, who’re an affiliate for the Washington Capitals, invited Parsons to stroll out on the ice on Sunday evening and drop the puck. On paper it made excellent sense. Parsons is from Harrisburg, PA, he went to Penn State, this could all be hand-meets-glove. The one concern is that no person informed him how this could all work.
So, as a substitute of ready for the crew captains, dropping the puck and shaking their palms, Parsons as a substitute strolled out on his personal, shortly dropped the puck with no person round, then shrugged as if to say “what did I do improper?”
In his protection, Parsons did precisely what the job title entailed. He dropped the puck as a part of a ceremony. The remainder is on the Bears for not laying out how this all labored. It’s nonetheless hilarious. I imply, think about if somebody was requested to throw out the primary pitch and so they simply strolled out to the mound with no person round, threw the ball, and watched it roll to the fence. That’s mainly what occurred right here.
Maybe this was all an elaborate ruse. Give it some thought. What if the Bears shed their Pennsylvania allegiance to Parsons as a part of a fiendish Washington-based plot to humiliate a Cowboys’ star? It’s not exterior the realm of chance to think about Dan Snyder made a name or two to the Capitals, as a result of lord is aware of the one method he’s declare a dub towards the Cowboys today is by making an attempt to make one in every of their gamers appear silly at an AHL recreation.
It’s okay Micah, I’m positive you’re not the primary individual in historical past to botch a puck drop. Okay, perhaps you’re the primary.