At the conclusion of what was another thoughtful interview with P.K. Subban, the Montreal defenseman, whose team is off to face the New York Rangers in the Eastern Conference finals, showed his gratitude for Pierre McGuire’s well-wishes by giving the NBC commentator a kiss on the cheek.
The segment was also notable for Subban’s reluctance to reveal what Milan Lucic had said to various Canadiens – including Dale Weise and Alexi Emelin – during the Game 7 postgame handshake. Of course, Weise later told the assembled media that Lucic threatened him in the wake of the Habs’ 3-1 series-clinching win at the TD Garden. (Lip-readers can clearly note Lucic telling Emeling, “I’m going to [expletive] kill you next year.”)
Here’s the full interview with Subban: