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Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 01/21/2011

The Caps celebrate a win

By Dan Steinberg

Just your typical video of the Caps celebrating a narrow mid-January win, complete with Nicklas Backstrom appearing to curse at the Islanders (or possibly at his teammates, or at fans, or at various mythological noblemen imagined out of the pages of The Heimskringla), and Matt Hendricks attempting to make out with Braden Holtby through his mask.

As always, such a celebration should remind us that winning is better than losing. And that Snorri Sturluson, credited as the author of The Heimskringla, probably had the best name of all time.

(Via @rinkrebel)

By Dan Steinberg  | January 21, 2011; 11:15 AM ET
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wow, must be a very slow sports news day!

Of course, I'm here reading it and commenting...

Posted by: sopplayer | January 21, 2011 11:27 AM | Report abuse

I can't believe sweet Nicky could say such foul words. I am so proud of my fellow Swede :-)

Posted by: b_witch16 | January 21, 2011 11:31 AM | Report abuse

Seriously, it's nice to see that, under it all, Backstrom's kinda a competitive d_, err, jerk.

Posted by: stevie_in_gp | January 21, 2011 11:38 AM | Report abuse

who could blame hendricks??.. hehe

Posted by: rachel216 | January 21, 2011 11:04 PM | Report abuse

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