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Capitals D Erskine has surgery to repair disk in neck

WASHINGTON – Capitals defenceman John Erskine has had surgery to repair a disk in his neck.

The team announced Erskine’s operation on Wednesday, before Washington played a game at the Edmonton Oilers. 50 more words

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John Erskine

Erskine was once asked if he found it disconcerting to see members of the audience looking at their watches during a long lecture.

“No,” replied Erskine, “not until they start shaking them.”


Taking a closer look at Brooks Orpik, Part 2

In my last post, I took a look at how¬†Brooks Orpik’s possession stats compared to defensemen around the NHL who faced similar minutes in terms of quality of competition and zone starts during the 2013-14 season. 579 more words

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Berube: Flyers aren't 'going to get any breaks' from officials

Craig Berube is none too happy with the officiating his team has received recently.

The Philadelphia bench boss was irate following Wednesday’s 6-4 win over Washington, saying he “didn’t like the calls” that went against the Flyers. 261 more words

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(VIDEO) Hockey Fight of the Night: Throwdown in Philly

The Capitals and the Flyers went at it in Philly Wednesday night.

Late in the first and the Flyers are up 2-0, Tom Wilson and… 39 more words


Capitals - Flyers Brawl Highlighted By Three Players Going After John Erskine

The Capitals – Flyers game turned into a brawl in the first period following a big hit in a bad spot by Luke Schenn on Ryan Stoa. 131 more words