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Retro Recap: A Raucous Night At Cap Centre – New York Rangers at Washington Capitals (2/22/1991)

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have had numerous memorable matchups, with many of them have renowned for physical play. The game of February 22, 1991 that took place at the Capital Center was no different.

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Mikhail Tatarinov – A Rocky Life: From A Rocket Shot In The NHL, to Prison Time For Murder

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With hockey on hiatus in the KHL, the Russian sports publication, Sports Express, is running a series of articles on hockey players who ultimately failed to live up to their potential. 

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The Russian Influence in Washington: The History of Russians on the Washington Capitals

There have been Russian players in the NHL since 1928.  However, the birth of the Cold War in 1946, marked the end of Russians in the NHL.  There was one exception.  In 1982-1983, Victor Nechayev played three games for the … Continue reading

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