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Fan Loses Eye; Struck by Puck at Uline Arena
Carroll Hall How tragic. This reminds me of the horrible accident in 2002 when a girl was killed by a flying puck at a Columbus Blue Jackets game. This is the article we dug up in The Washington Post and Times Herald from December 16th, 1957. Carroll Hall, local newspaper and public relations man, lost his left eye yesterday morning in an operation after a flying puck struck him Saturday...
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The Washington Capitals' Inaugural Game
The first game was set for October 9th, 1974 against the New York Rangers, not the best team, but a strong NHL team.
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Washington Lions Hockey Team
My last post went way back to the 1920s. This one is a couple of decades after that, but well before the Washington Capitals arrived here. Our second “Before Ovechkin” post will cover the Washington Lions of the American Hockey League (AHL). Stu Smith of the Washington Lions (1941-42) (more…)
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Discovering the Thrill of Washington Roller Hockey (1926)
Step back in time and discover the thrill of Washington Roller Hockey in 1926. Learn about the Whiting brothers, Harry & William, and their incredible 24-hour roller skate race. Photos & stories from the historic Arcade Market on 14th St. in Columbia Heights.
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