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
In a season filled with injuries, one of the biggest Dallas suffered this season was Mattias Janmark‘s knee issue. The 24-year-old Swede has missed the entire season thus far, but recently resumed skating and practicing with the club. That said, Janmark confirmed he won’t play this year — meaning he’ll miss the entire 82-game campaign. And what’s more, he might miss games next season as well. “I think there’s a question mark (about next season), but we don’t know to what degree yet,” said Stars coach Lindy Ruff, per the Dallas Morning-News. “He’s progressing nicely. He still has a ways to go, but I think the fact he is practicing now and has gone this far always gives a guy like that a better
Since he broke into the NHL in 2009, Boston Bruins forward Brad Marchand has skated nearly 4,500 minutes with Patrice Bergeron at even strength. The two wingers that logged the most time next to Bergeron and Marchand are still in the league, but no longer on the Bruins' roster: Tyler Seguin and Reilly Smith.