Francesa: Pregame Open To Stanley Cup Final Was 'Ridiculous,' 'Awful'

Mike's On
May 29, 2018 - 4:30 pm
The Vegas Golden Knights' mascot duels the Washington Capitals' mascot before Game 1 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final on May 28, 2018, at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.



The Medieval Times-style opening to the Stanley Cup Final was "the worst open in the history of creation," WFAN's Mike Francesa said Tuesday.

The nearly five-minute production at Las Vegas' T-Mobile Arena featured knights, catapults, sword fights and more. It all happened just before Michael Buffer announced the starting lineups of the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals in Game 1.

"It's a bunch of D actors acting like they're Robin Hood or Sir Guy of Gisbourne," Francesa said. "How ridiculous was that thing?

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"That was awful! Listen, this is Vegas. You want to do it, do it right."

To listen to Francesa's segment, click on the audio player above.