The San Jose Sharks have punched its ticket to the Stanley Cup Finals for the first time, and on last night’s Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, a few players were in the spotlight.
Fallon’s segment “Superlatives” focused on the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs and the three remaining teams: the Sharks, and the Pittsburgh Penguins and Tampa Bay Lightning (who play Game 7 Thursday night). The segment is based off the players’ headshots, while awards are handed out in a hilarious fashion.READ MORE: Head-On Crash Completely Closes Southbound Hwy. 99 At 12th Ave. In Sacramento
Let’s go through the Sharks appearances:
Okay, first of all, Meuller hasn’t dressed in a Sharks uniform since April 9 and has only played in 11 games this year. Plus, he’s 21, so puberty isn’t that far away.
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This. This is accurate and actually a running joke among Sharks fans. First: Wingels is 28 years old and is actually an active player for the Sharks in the playoffs (kudos to Jimmy Fallon’s research team). Second: he still goes by “Tommy” – c’mon man, you’re 28. Third: just look at him, he still looks like he’s 15.
This one is also well-deserved. If only they had a more current picture of his beard – it’s about five times as long as it is in this photo. He isn’t called “The Mammoth” for no reason, you know.
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That’s just funny. He’s been called the best player of the postseason thus far with his league-high 24 points, but being called a sexy Gilbert Gottfried should be a first.