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Reaves lays out Wilson twice in eight seconds

Ryan Reaves is a man of the people.

On Tuesday night, the Capitals' first visit to Las Vegas since winning the Stanley Cup, Reaves laid out Tom Wilson twice in the same shift, then laughed in his face:

The Capitals' feed showed Wilson and Reaves jawing at each other after the hit:

Later in the game, Reaves was assessed a five-minute major for interference and a game misconduct for a late hit on Wilson, who was injured on the play.

But hey, maybe that's just a "hockey play." Right?

Reaves had an unreal explanation for the hit after the game: “He was just looking at his pass and ran into a lion in the jungle.”

After the Golden Knights' 5-3 win, Marc Andre-Fleury appeared to mock Evgeny Kuznetsov's bird celebration:

What a game.

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