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GIF Tournament Division Semifinal: Kuzya's Filthy Assist vs. Green's Filthy Toe-Drag

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In the absence of actual, live hockey, we offer up a month of moving hockey snippets that will battle it out for the greatest prize in all of Caps GIFdom.

Collage by Brendan Sheridan

SMYTHE DIVISION - FIRST ROUND

KUZNETSOV'S FILTHY ASSIST (2)
vs.
GREEN'S FILTHY TOE-DRAG (3)

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KUZNETSOV'S FILTHY ASSIST (2)

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It didn't take long for Evgeny Kuznetsov to start living up to the hype that had surrounded his arrival in the States earlier this year. In fact, just three games into his NHL career, he had his first point... which was followed shortly after by his second NHL point. And then his third, wrapping up his first ever multipoint game.

It was the second of those three points, though, that stood out as kind of a "wow" moment for all of us, and it's captured here - great hands, great vision, and a great pass to Tom Wilson for the finish.

GREEN'S FILTHY TOE-DRAG (3)

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Hard to say what makes this play better - that Mike Green pulls out this ridiculous toe drag to get around the Minnesota defender, or that the defender in question is Matt Cooke.

Tough call. Tough, tough call.

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