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Being Hockey Tough: Toughness in Hockey Compared to Other Professional Sports

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Broken noses? Stitches? Black Eyes? Missing teeth? Not a problem. At least not for players in the NHL.  Daily, players return to the game after being taken into the locker room with injuries that, in most … Continue reading

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The T.J. Oshie Effect: The Tenacious Forward Brings Many Underrated Qualities to the Capitals

When T.J. Oshie was traded to the Capitals in July 2015, the former Olympic hero’s offensive skill-set was a welcome addition to a Capitals team that had lacked a productive, top-six right wing for a number of seasons. And while … Continue reading

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Has Alex Ovechkin Finally Shed The “Selfish” Narrative? Our Captains Evolution in the World’s Eye

OPINION – Alexander Ovechkin. Without question one of the greatest hockey players of all time, and arguably the best goal scorer of our generation. He is the Capitals Captain, their leader, and the man his teammates can always turn to. … Continue reading

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A Serious Matter and A Wrong Message: A Fan’s Thoughts On The Austin Watson Suspension

Photo: NHL Earlier this evening, the NHL and NHL Players’ Association disappointed thousands after a press release revealed that Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson’s suspension for domestic abuse had been reduced from 27 to 18 games by an arbitrator. 

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Missing: How Tom Wilson’s Absence Is Affecting the Capitals

Most of the hockey world is aware that Capitals top-line right wing Tom Wilson was recently suspended for 20 games due to a hit on the St. Blues’ Oskar Sundqvist. Controversy over the hit and suspension aside, this is a … Continue reading

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