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Capitals’ John Carlson And Alex Ovechkin Discuss “Johnny4Norris” And Reaching Gretzky’s Record In Interview With Linda Cohn

Photo: @lindacohn via Twitter In a recent “In The Crease” interview with ESPN’s Linda Cohn, Washington Capitals’ defenseman John Carlson and captain Alex Ovechkin sat down and discussed the run for the Norris Trophy, reaching Gretzky’s record and retirement.

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Beck Malenstyn Suspended 3 Games For Elbowing Incident In Friday Nights Game Against Lehigh Valley

Photo: @Capitals The American Hockey League today announced that Hershey Bears forward Beck Malenstyn has been suspended for three (3) games as a consequence of an elbowing incident in a game at Lehigh Valley on Dec. 6.

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Sunday’s Capitals Practice Notebook: Nicklas Backstrom To Return vs. Blue Jackets On Monday

Center Nicklas Backstrom will return to the lineup on Monday when the Washington Capitals host the Columbus Blue Jackets and skate on the top-line after missing the past eight games due to an upper-body injury. He also took his spot … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Phantoms 1-0; Vitek Vanecek Pitches Shutout, Mike Sgarbossa’s Power Play Goal The Difference

Photo: Caroline O’Connor/Hershey Bears/Great Save Productions The Hershey Bears beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 1-0 Saturday night at the Giant Center in Hershey. After a scoreless first frame, the Bears would strike in the second period with a power play goal … Continue reading

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2019-20 Division Breakdown – NHL Results Through 1/3 of the NHL Season: Atlantic Division

Maddie Meyer/Getty Images With another Thanksgiving in the United States come and gone, most NHL teams have completed about one-third of their 2019-20 season. In the past, it was generally believed that teams who were in a playoff position at … Continue reading

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Reader’s Opinion: How To Improve The Lack Of Consistency In The NHL Department of Player Safety

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) is a league entity responsible for conducting official reviews of unsportsmanlike conduct, as well as dangerous plays and hits that had the potential to, or resulted in an injury to a player. Where … Continue reading

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Low Voltage Power Play Continues To Handcuff Hershey Bears

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms Through 24 games, the Hershey Bears sit in fifth place in the American Hockey League’s (AHL) Atlantic Division, and are just three points out of a playoff spot with 25 points, all despite having very little … Continue reading

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Capitals Down Ducks, 3-2, Finish Sweep Of Four-Game Road Trip

Photo: Deborah Robinson/Getty Images The Washington Capitals wrapped up their four-game road trip with their sixth straight win on Friday night at Honda Center, where they beat the Anaheim Ducks by a score of 3-2. It was only the second … Continue reading

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Top Ten Surprises Through the First Quarter of the 2019-20 Season

Through the first quarter of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, plenty of surprises have already happened. Continue reading

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Bears Top Phantoms 2-1; Joe Snively Scores 5th Goal In Last 6 Games

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Hershey Bears beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2-1 Friday night at PPL Center in Allentown. Matt Moulson would pot the game’s first goal early in the first frame and Joe Snively would score his 6th of … Continue reading

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