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Topic - Al Koken
My favorite part of the latest CBA proposal by NHL owners is the word "mutual." As in: The deal will be for six years, with a "mutual option" for a seventh. Given the increasingly strained relations between the two sides, it's hard to imagine them mutually agreeing on much of anything — now or then.
There is no debate over whether Bobby Mitchell is one of the greatest to ever suit up for the Washington Redskins. A member of the 70 Greatest Redskins, Mitchell was a triple threat, amassing 7,954 receiving, 2,735 rushing, and 3,389 total return yards over his 11-year career.
The next time a Washington Capital gets splattered against the boards, I want Smokin' Al Koken to ask him between periods, "How's that 'enhanced comfort' going?"
"All the things this man has embodied for his entire career, of course you expect 22 years of excellence, 22 years of greatness, 22 years of giving, and giving, and giving," Koken said. "Again, none of this gets done — without Bobby Mitchell."