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Topic - Robert Lang
Not everyone will switch to the Kevlar socks, but when Caps players showed up for work Wednesday, they were greeted with a box of them and a note from general manager George McPhee encouraging them to try them out in practice.
The 2004-05 NHL lockout was perhaps the worst thing to happen to hockey in the modern era. A whole season was lost, and a lot of casual fans tuned out the game.
America's population center is edging away from the Midwest, pulled by Hispanic growth in the Southwest, according to the latest census figures.
"The geography is clearly shifting, with the West beginning to emerge as America's new heartland," said Robert Lang, a sociology professor at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas, who regularly crunches data to determine the nation's center. "It's a pace-setting region that is dominant in population growth, but also as a swing point in American politics."