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A Look Back on “Paralyzer”: Reflecting On Matt Hendricks’ Capitals Career

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images North America Earlier this week, former Capitals forward and longtime NHL grinder Matt Hendricks announced his retirement from the NHL after parts of 11 seasons in the league. A fan favorite during his time in Washington, he … Continue reading

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Playoff Orpik: The Two Goals That Are Unforgettable

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Thank You Batya! Teammates, Fans, Media, and Others Pay Tribute to Brooks Orpik

Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images After 15 seasons (five with the Capitals), over 1,000 games played, and two Stanley Cup championships, veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik announced his retirement earlier today, concluding an illustrious career in the NHL. The player affectionately known … Continue reading

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Rick Nash’s Premature Retirement: A Shot of Realization for the NHL and A Notice for the Capitals and T.J. Oshie

Photo: Sportsnet The announcement from longtime NHL forward Rick Nash early Friday that he was stepping away from the game of hockey due to concussion-related issues was a move that highlighted the consequences of head injuries in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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