If you're looking for evidence that the Washington Capitals are drawing motivation for their late-season resurgence from a desire to make the critics eat their words, look no further than Mike Green.
Way back on March 30, with Green having scored just one goal in 11 games and only 3 on the season, he received an unkind tweet from a Capitals fan that questioned his interest in winning:
Later that day, Green scored the game-winner with under a minute to go in the Capitals 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres. Then, shortly after the game, feeling the goal was only part of the response, Green responded to Amanda's tweet:
[I]Suck on that Amanda