Originally posted on Mr. Irrelevant  |  Last updated 12/13/11
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This one is from Capitals Correspondent Brad Parker, who’s pretty good at this. It has to be difficult to watch your team play and fail badly enough that the coach gets fired while you’re rehabbing yet another injury. Mike Green’s life has been altered and there was nothing he could do about it. He played for Bruce Boudreau in Hershey and won a championship. Now BB is 2,700 miles away. He had a fantastic start to the season. He got hurt yet again. The Caps are 8-0-0 when he plays. They’re 7-12-1 when he’s watching from the gym in his apartment building (or on some other television). While the season seemed to be collapsing around him, he’s powerless. All he can do is live the Green Life. The last time Mike Green played was a 3-1 win over New Jersey on 11/11/11. His Twitter account, @greenlife52, had been silent for a month. On that day, though, he sent four retweets and then two more the next day. Then he disappeared again. The Caps went 2-8 over their next 10, and Boudreau got ...
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