In addition to being one of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history, Dale Earnhardt Sr. had one of the most distinguishable appearances the sport has ever seen. Some fans, however, have managed to master the look and garb of “The Intimidator.” One of those fans was in the District of Columbia on Tuesday to watch the Washington Capitals take on the Calgary Flames. Seated right behind the glass, the Earnhardt doppelganger quickly became a hit at the Verizon Center. Granted, Earnhardt wasn’t for known for his beer-drinking skills, but at least the doppelganger’s outfit was spot-on, with Goodwrench firesuit and trademark sunglasses. Unlike the real seven-time Winston Cup champion, though, the fan’s
Chicago has re-upped with winger Tanner Kero on a two-year deal, the club announced on Thursday. Kero, 24, is in his second season with the ‘Hawks. He made his NHL debut in ’15-16 and has earned a more prominent role this year, scoring 12 points through 38 games. Undrafted out of Michigan Tech, Kero parlayed a strong senior season — which included being a Hobey Baker finalist — into a contract with the ‘Hawks. He’s spent quite a bit of time in AHL Rockford, emerging as a quality goalscorer. That said, Kero has developed a more well-rounded game with Chicago, and impressed head coach Joel Quenneville in the process. “He’s reliable in a lot of ways,” Quenneville said, per CSN Chicago. “He puts
Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. • Mike Yeo was surprised to hear that Paul Stastny was injured again. • Thus far in the negotiation process, USA Hockey blinked and the women’s national team didn’t when deadlines set by the organization passed.