WASHINGTON—The NHL almost could not have scripted the 2015 Winter Classic any better. From the time the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks took the ice at Nationals Park, through a flyover by F-16 fighter jets, an Alex Ovechkin goal and the drama of a late winner by Troy Brouwer, Thursday'
He finished with "Great team!"
When slash after slash broke one of Johnny Gaudreau's fingers, he called it part of the game. The Calgary Flames winger known as ''Johnny Hockey'' is one of the NHL's most marketable players, so broken bones should be a problem. Slashing has become such a regular element in