When Los Angles Kings forward Anze Kopitar deked out Washington Capitals goaltender Jaroslav Halak during Tuesday’s 5-4 shootout victory in Washington, he probably wouldn’t have been surprised to see himself splashed on the late-night sports highlights programs.
A late-night talk show is another story.
Kopitar’s post-game explanation of his five-hole shootout winner earned him Jimmy Kimmel’s “Unintentional Joke of the Day” on Wednesday.
Tip of the cap to King-turned-Capital Dustin Penner for alerting us to the comedy:
— Dustin Penner (@Dustinpenner25) March 28, 2014
— Anze Kopitar (@AnzeKopitar) March 28, 2014
If you need proof that the Slovenian superstar was indeed describing actions that were hockey-related, watch his shootout move towards the end of the highlight pack below: