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Every now and then a hit occurs in hockey that requires a collective ‘daaaaamn’ from the viewers due its awesome nature. This is not one of those hits.
You could just feel Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green’s giddiness as he lined up a huge hit on Edmonton’s Jesse Joensuu. Head down, puck caught in the skates, body square to the oncoming check; it was the ideal recipe for a destructive hit. And then, with one step to the right, it turned into an even better whiff.
At least he took embarrassing miss in stride.
http://t.co/pCPLD9ablm I meant to do this #quickchanges are essential #isthataquarteronthefloor?
— Mike Green (@GreenLife52) October 15, 2013
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