Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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The 2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 is one of the best looking of the new old muscle cars on the road. It’s purdy. A Washington Capitals fan puchased one and dedicated it to his favorite hockey team with a red paint job and a license plate that says CAP8LS. Close enough. The owner of the car, Darryl Childress, was hanging outside the Caps practice facility in hopes of getting an autograph. Not on a puck or a program, not even a sweater. Nope, on his Capitals-themed ride. When Tom Poti and Michal Neuvirth were exiting, he took the opportunity to flag them down. Via DC Sports Bog: “Hey, y’all want to sign my car?” the 52-year old from Manassas asked on a whim. “So I got the Sharpie out, and they signed the car.” Ironically enough, Poti was sitting next to Matt Hendricks at a season-ticket holder event at Six Flags, and Chidress’ wife was there and pointed out to Poti that he signed her husband’s car. That’s where Hendricks got jealous and the phenomenon really started: “You signed a car?” Hendricks asked. “I want to sign a car.” And that is where it takes off. EVERYONE on the Capitals got [...]
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