noun, plural de·fense·men [dih-fens-muhn, -men]. /dɪˈfɛns mən, -ˌmɛn/. Sports.
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Coach Peter Laviolette said the Capitals would be excited if Kempny could return but added that the defenseman is “very early on” in the process.Capitals trade Jonas Siegenthaler to New Jersey for a third-round draft pick|Samantha Pell|April 11, 2021|Washington Post
When you get into a game like tonight, we need all lines and all defensemen and our goaltender sharp, and it’s kind of on and off.Ilya Samsonov and the Capitals are not great as the Islanders score eight|Samantha Pell|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
I can think of so many defensemen who are better than Hedman all-time.
I’m not sure that there is a better defenseman in the game than Hedman.
The defenseman, who was a healthy scratch for the season’s first five games, scored his first goal with the Capitals on a point shot through traffic.Alex Ovechkin returns, scores overtime winner as Capitals beat Bruins, 4-3|Samantha Pell|January 31, 2021|Washington Post