One birthday today.
Dennis Rathwell: Left wing who played for the short-lived 1963 Capitols franchise. He had a goal and two assists in the Caps' eight games before they moved to Cincinnati due to the Coliseum explosion. That year, he had nine goals and 17 points in 29 games. Rathwell's minor pro career spanned 1960-69, with stints in the Western, Eastern Professional, Central, Eastern and American Hockey leagues, topping 25 goals twice from 1965-67 in the EHL. A native of Fort Francis, Ontario, he is 74.