#game of thrones

All Men Must Skate: Here Are Your Game Of Thrones House Sigil Banners For Every NHL Team

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Who cares why they exist, but here are house sigil banners in the style of Game Of Thrones for every NHL team.

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Alex Ovechkin's NCAA Tournament Picks Will Certainly Please Virginia Fans

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Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is getting a little better at making his NCAA Tournament picks. Well, at least he's not as sloppy.

#Christmas

The Reading Royals Are Celebrating Christmas With The Ugliest Sweaters You’ve Ever Seen

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The ECHL Reading Royals will be wearing hideous Christmas sweater-themed jerseys on December 14. Good lord, look at these things.

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Ray Emery’s Thrashing Of Braden Holtby Could Change NHL Goalie Fights Forever

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Flyers goalie Ray Emery destroyed Caps goalie Braden Holtby in a line brawl on Friday, and now the NHL wants to change goalie fight rules.

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You Know What's Exactly Like 9/11? This Rangers/Caps Series

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As a Washington Capitals fan, I was stoked to see them top the New York Rangers on Wednesday and force a game 7.

#Twitter

When Twitter Gets Racist: How Should We Deal With The Attack On Joel Ward?

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Last night, the 7-seed Washington Capitals defeated the defending Stanley Cup champions and 2-seed Boston Bruins to advance in the NHL Playoffs, and plenty of Boston fans were none too pleased.

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Capitals Fans Reminded Tim Thomas To Vote

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Back in January, Boston Bruins goalie Tim Thomas stirred the political pot a great deal when he refused to attend his team’s visit to the White House to meet President Barack Obama for their Stanley Cup Championship.

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Friday Face-Off: Vote For This Week's Best Glass-Based NHL Violence

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In this week's edition of the <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/friday-face-off" target="_blank">Friday Face-Off</a>, we examine the very real problem of NHL players and fans using big rectangles of glass to incapacitate each other.

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Sir Mix-A-Lot Loves This Hippo’s Huge Inflatable Ass

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If you're a regular reader at With Leather, you know how much <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/a-guide-to-recognizing-your-mascots">I love mascots</a>.

#WWE

The Best And Worst Of Jay Beagle Vs. Arron Asham 10/13

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What you need to know, courtesy of <a href="http://www.hockeyfights.com/">HockeyFights.com</a>: Caps rookie Jay Beagle went looking for a fight with Arron Asham, one of the toughest middleweights for the past decade.

#Twitter

Athletes Take To Twitter For The Great East Coast Earthquake Of 2011

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Unless you’re still locked away in your fallout shelter, you already know that yesterday’s 5.

WASHINGTON CAPITALS

War-torn Afghanistan Loves Patrice Bergeron, Woooo

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The National Hockey League on Monday unveiled a "tender process" for international media rights to live hockey games to be sold throughout Europe and the hotter, star tropics of Africa and the Middle East.

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NHL Puck-Up: $94K For A Hockey Card?

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I saw this story earlier in the week and forgot to mention it because I was more concerned with the liberty and freedom of Vancouver’s Green Men, but someone recently purchased a Wayne Gretzky rookie card for $94,163 from an online sports memorabilia auction.

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NHL Puck-Up: The Lightning Won Again

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As always, if it seems that I am less than enthusiastic about professional hockey, just keep in mind that I am a very jaded and abused St.

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Ukranian Painter Defeats Washington Capitals in NHL Playoffs

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I was really hoping the Caps could go all the way this year, but artist Aleksandr Reut has jinxed them into a literal oblivion with <a href="http://cgi.ebay.com/Champions-/190526407834?#ht_2323wt_1139">Washington Capitals -- We are the Champions!</a>, a 40″ x 32″ oil painting on canvas that may or may not serve as the cover to an NHL Choose Your Own Adventure Book reading "the Caps have died, the end" on every page.

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The Next Logical Career Choice

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Former NHL journeyman left winger Donald Brashear has made a great career decision as he approaches his 40th birthday -- he's getting into mixed martial arts.

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Matt Cooke: Still A Jerk

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In Sunday's game between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals, sh-t went down when notorious asshat Matt Cooke stuck out his knee to flip Alex Ovechkin onto his face.




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