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Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer

Zac Boyer is a sports writer at The Washington Times. Before joining in October 2013, he covered the Washington Redskins for The Free Lance-Star in Fredericksburg, Va. for parts of three seasons and spent the previous five years at the Hartford Courant. A University of Connecticut graduate, he can be reached at


Articles by Zac Boyer

Capitals center Jay Beagle and defenseman Karl Alzner celebrate Andre Burakovsky's game-winning goal in the third period of Game 4 Wednesday. (Associated Press)

Post-game tradition emphasizes camaraderie for Capitals

Barry Trotz had seen the tradition before, and thought that in his first season as the Capitals' coach, it would work wonders to unify the locker room. Thus, he challenged a group of the veteran players to come up with a fitting honor -- they settled on the persona of Honest Abe Lincoln, signifying an honest day's work. Published May 7, 2015