Earlier in the week, WNBA champion and two-time MVP Elena Delle Donne dropped the ceremonial puck when the Caps took on the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Friday night, Max Scherzer got the honor as all of the Nationals were in the house. But Scherzer threw captain Alex Ovechkin a changeup: he used a baseball instead of a hockey puck.
Here's to hoping Scherzer and the Nationals winning ways also rub off on the Caps the same way Delle Donne's magic did.
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