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About thedoormouse

I am I. That’s all that i am. my little mousehole in cyberspace of fiction, recipes, sacrasm, op-ed on music, sports, and other notations both grand and tiny: https://thedmouse.wordpress.com/about-thedmouse/

How Difficult is 700 Goals

The March to 500 and beyond To reach the 500 goal milestone it takes a subtle combination of above average ability to score goals and a some career stability. 600 goals takes a bit more of a generational goal scoring … Continue reading

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Ovi and the myth of the Power Play Specialist

Over the All Star Game break some interesting conversations came out of discussing the state of the the current Richard Rocket race and scoring in general. In that, it was mentioned one of the leading five-on-five scorers was the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: the ASG

There’s a lot of “controversy” around Ovechkin’s decision to skip the 2020 All Star Game. It becomes even more noteworthy in the fact that it’s his second consecutive pass on the game where he’s been named Captain and comes after … Continue reading

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Ovi Watch: 15×30

Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin’s hat trick this evening represented his 29th, 30th, and 31st goals this season, his 15th in the league and keeps his pace in the Richard Rocket goal scoring race this season. More importantly: 3 Players … Continue reading

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All Decade Ovechkin

Recently, there’s a lot of talk about what the “All Decade Team” in the National Hockey League could look like. Each of the different writers crafting them has put together a criteria matrix in which they attempted define and defend … Continue reading

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Don’t Use Your imaginary 401(k) to pay down your crippling Student Loan Debt and other obvious things so-called wonks like Rand Paul should already know

TIAA and MIT AgeLab’s study, “Student Loan Debt: The Multigenerational Effects on Relationships and Retirement,” found 84% of respondent said Student Debt was negatively affecting their ability to save for retirement. TD Bank’s Student Debt Impact Survey found that 78% … Continue reading

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Capital Chaos: Win, Lose or Draw

I keep saying don’t read the comments and yet, I keep reading them. This time, a cranky Caps fan complained, “At this point is Kuzy ever going to improve at the dot? He’s been steadily terrible since he arrived in … Continue reading

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