At first there were headlines over racist tweets sent by fans about Subban. That was nothing new considering you can find racist tweets pretty much anytime Subban plays so long as you seek them out. But in Game 5 on Saturday, Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton pressed Subban’s buttons by squirting him with a water bottle. He was fined for his actions, but you better believe Subban remembered it.
Fast forward to Wednesday after the Canadiens won two in a row to come back and win the series. In the handshake line between the teams, Puck Daddy’s Greg Wyshinski thought he spotted Subban mockingly blow one of those “Sup, loverboy?” kisses to Thornton. A stick got in the way, but that’s what it looked like.
And if he didn’t blow a kiss to Thornton, there’s no denying that he planted one on Pierre McGuire: