The Caps get their first chance to eliminate Montreal tonight. I was flipping through my twitter feed on the my way to work this morning, only when I'm stuck at a stop light...relax. I couldn't help but think about the multitudes of people that are getting to go tonight that have no vested interest in the team of the game. They are going because " a friend has tickets" or something like that, and a guy like me, who would pay good money to go gets shut out. The bandwagon phenomenon is the worst part about cheering for a team that has progressed from terrible to awesome like the Caps have. I saw this exact same phenomenon at opening day up in Baltimore a few weeks ago. The girl sitting next to me had never been to a baseball game before, and had no idea what was going on. She and her friend got tickets from a friend and decided to go. I'm sure there were thousands of die-hard O's fans that would have paid for those tickets, and stayed for more than three innings. You'll have to forgive me for being a little bit bitter this morning. Happy Friday! Have a great day!