PHOTOS: Premier League trophy meets Stanley Cup champion Capitals


Anyone who’s covered a National Hockey League game or had reason to be in the bowels of an NHL arena a couple of hours before game knows that plenty of hockey players are Premier League fans.

Both teams can be found juggling the ball in a circle before games, and social media has shed some light on who supports which teams.

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Well some of the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals laid the preferences bare when the Premier League Trophy hit their locker room on Thursday.

Spoiler alert: The only things blue were the Man City ribbons on the trophy. Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov are Liverpool supporters, Nicklas Backstrom enjoys Arsenal, and as usual a host of players like Manchester United.