Found November 06, 2011 on Deadspin:
Feel free to ignore the "highlights" in the linked video, but do watch Staff Sgt. Matthew Zimmerman drop the puck between Washington Capitals' captain Alex Ovechkin and something called Mark Streit. More »

Ovechkin doesn't sit, assists in win

One game after brief benching, star sets up two goals in Capitals' 5-1 victory over 'Canes on Friday.

This Video of an Air National Guardsman Rappelling at the Islanders' Game will make you go Whoa!

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- Air National Guard Staff Sgt. Matthew Zimmerman dropped the puck last night between Washington Capitals' captain Alex Ovechkin and NY Islanders defenseman Mark Streit. Photo via... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~

Consistency An Issue In Vancouver

from Ian MacIntyre of the Vancouver Sun, The problem so far, as the Stanley Cup finalists stumble along at 7-7-1, is that the players’ intensity and enthusiasm for their work seems entirely predicated on the opponent. If it’s the hated Blackhawks, Alex Ovechkin’s Washington Capitals or the New York Rangers on Rick Rypien Night, the Canucks are inspired. If it’s the Blues...

Boudreau says he never benched Ovechkin

On Wednesday, Bruce Boudreau’s benching of Alex Ovechkin, or whatever you want to call it, was the second story on PTI. Regular-season hockey personnel decisions are not often the second story on PTI in early-November. The incident was all over D.C. sports blogs, and D.C. sports talk radio, and national hockey Web sites, which wasn’t terribly surprising to me, even if some fans...

A brief history of player/coach feuds

"Big silver trophy, about this wide... really, noneof you have any idea what I'm talking about?"It's getting close to holidays, but Alexander Ovechkin and Bruce Boudreau may have crossed each other off their shopping lists based on an incident that took place earlier this week.After Boudreau decided to bench him during a crucial shift late in the game, Ovechkin...

Hurricanes felled by Capitals 5-1

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- It's been quite a week for Washington's Cody Eakin. First NHL game, first goal, first assist -- and first faceful of shaving gel, courtesy of Alex Ovechkin. Eakin's first goal and first assist came came during the Capitals' 5-1 rout of the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night. "It'll be something I'll remember," Eakin said...

Fantasy Hockey ONE (11/5)

Ian Gooding delivers "The Goods" again on Saturday with his patented Pick Six.  As always you can find all his fine work on Kuklas Korner. ---------------------------------------------------------------- A total of 22 teams out of 30 are in action on a typical busy Saturday. So let’s not waste any time with the Pick Six, which includes the usual batch of hot and...
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