NASHVILE, Tenn. – Now we are talking about P.K. Subban’s breath.
After time ticked away on a 5-1 victory by the Nashville Predators in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, Subban came together with Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby and some words were exchanged. Fortunately, the defenceman was willing to let everyone in on the conversation.
"Usually when guys chirp after a game or during the game it’s usually about your game or something personal, but he went on to tell me that my breath smelled bad, and I don’t know why, because I used Listerine before the game," said Subban. "So I thought my breath smelled great. I mean, at the end of the day we’re just going to take the win and move on."
This, almost certainly, won’t be the final word on the chirping between the former Team Canada teammates. Perhaps Listerine will try and recruit Subban for some marketing opportunities.
At least the Predators saw some humour in the exchange.
"He’s a classy guy," goalie Pekka Rinne said of Subban. "He always flosses."