'Ketchup Effect' in Full Flow for Smith

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'Ketchup Effect' in Full Flow for Smith
Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports

It’s supposed to be a metaphor, that slumping hockey players “grip their sticks tighter.” Zack Smith of the Ottawa Senators can tell you it’s quite real. Mired in a horrific goal-scoring slump dating back to March 8, 2012, the big centre was gripping his stick so tight it hurt the palm of his right hand.

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