Philadelphia at Washington Preview: Capitals Start Three-Game Season-Closing Homestand vs. Flyers

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The Washington Capitals end their season series against the Philadelphia Flyers with back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday in the nation’s capital. After the Flyers took the first meeting of the season between the two teams, their fifth straight victory against Washington, the Capitals have taken the last five games against them, including a 6-1 win at home on April 13 and a 6-3 win in Philadelphia four days later. NBC Sports Washington will broadcast both games locally starting at 7 PM each night. NHL Network will also telecast Friday’s game nationally. Continue reading

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Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich Suspended One Game For High-Sticking Capitals’ Anthony Mantha

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday that New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich has been suspended for one game after high-sticking forward Anthony Mantha in the team’s 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. The Rangers visit the Boston Bruins on Thursday (7 PM ET, NBCSN) and face them again at TD Garden on Saturday. Continue reading

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Capitals Loan Michal Kempny To AHL Hershey On Conditioning Stint

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The Washington Capitals announced on Thursday afternoon that they have assigned defenseman Michal Kempny to the AHL’s Hershey Bears on a conditioning loan. Continue reading

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Spencer Carbery Primed For Future Job In Washington


When Spencer Carbery was named the head coach of the Hershey Bears on June 26, 2018, the franchise was coming off its worst season in a quarter of a century. The club was struggling and Carbery was charged with restoring the Bears to their customary spot near the top of the American Hockey League (AHL) standings. Continue reading

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Rangers Fined $250,000 After Releasing Statement Calling George Parros “Unfit” For Leading Department Of Player Safety

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The NHL announced on Thursday that the New York Rangers have been fined $250,000 after releasing a statement on Tuesday where the organization called NHL Department of Player Safety head George Parros “unfit” for the position. Continue reading

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Rangers’ Pavel Buchnevich Will Have Hearing With NHL’s Department Of Player Safety For High Sticking Capitals’ Anthony Mantha

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The NHL Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday morning that New York Rangers forward Pavel Buchnevich will have a hearing for high-sticking forward Anthony Mantha in the team’s 4-2 loss to the Washington Capitals at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Continue reading

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For Coach: T.J. Oshie Scores Hat Trick in Capitals’ Emotional 4-2 Win Over Rangers

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Emotions were already running high during Wednesday’s Washington Capitals and New York Rangers game at Madison Square Garden. Forward T.J. Oshie had himself a night, scoring a hat trick in the 4-2 win in his first game back since the passing of his father Tim “Coach” Oshie. Continue reading

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Bears Fall to Lehigh Valley Phantoms 5-3, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Among Scorers For Bears

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The Hershey Bears fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5-3, Wednesday night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. The loss moves the Bears record to 20-7-2-0 (42 points) on the season. Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Scores Hat-Trick In Capitals’ 4-2 Win Over Rangers

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The Washington Capitals downed the New York Rangers, 4-1, Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden in New York. The victory improves the Capitals record to 34-14-5 (73 points) on the season. The Capitals are once again tied with the Pittsburgh Penguins for first place in the East Division, and have one game in hand. Continue reading

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This One’s For Coach: T.J. Oshie Scores In First Game Since the Passing Of His Father

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Washington Capitals Right Wing T.J. Oshie returned to the ice on Wednesday night against the New York Rangers for the first time since the death of his father Tim “Coach” Oshie. While the emotions running high from Monday night’s contest continued for the two teams, for Oshie, the game meant something more. And in a moment that makes hockey great, Oshie scored in his first game back since the death of his father. Continue reading

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