Rest in Peace, Honest Abe

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Posted October 10, 2015

This is not a thing anymore.

Last year, the Washington Capitals gave out the ‘Honest Abe’ award after games to the player who put in the most ‘honest’ effort.

“We have a new thing,” Jason Chimera said after the Caps’ 5-3 victory against New Jersey. “It’s a secret. Keep it in the locker room.”

Caps PR confirmed. The new award, which was once a ‘hard hat of the game’ given out for the same purpose, is now a secret.

Rest in peace, Honest Abe.

Here’s a list of everyone who won it last year.

Ben Sumner
Ben Sumner is the editor of Capitals Outsider. He also works for The Washington Post and contributes there when he gets a scoop.
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