Tag Archives: 2018 Olympics

News and Notes from Wednesday’s Capitals Morning Skate: Update on T.J. Oshie, Prep for Blackhawks, Plus Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov React to Russia Olympic Ban

The Capitals hit the Kettler ice on Wednesday morning to prepare for tonight’s game with the Chicago Blackhawks. Tonight will be the fourth game of a season-long five game homestead for the Capitals. Washington has won five of their last … Continue reading

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Will Alex Ovechkin Remain Alone on Olympics Island?

Washington Capitals’ superstar Alex Ovechkin has made his intentions very clear over the last two years. He will play in the Olympics, regardless. And although Ovechkin has been direct in his intentions, and has the backing of his boss, his … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Still Hopeful to Participate in 2018 Olympics

Photo: ru-Sports In an interview with Russia’s Sport-Expres, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin said that he “has a small chance of participating in the Olympic Games in 2018.”

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NHL Won’t Participate in 2018 Olympics, League Announced

ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images The NHL will not participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. The league decided to make the announcement today so it doesn’t overshadow the playoffs. 

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What’s the Fouss? The Olympics Decision Is Close: Let the Players Play!

Should the NHL Allow its players to travel to the 2018 Winter Olympics? Continue reading

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NHL Making Moves To Skip Next Winter Olympics

Photo: Awful Announcing The NHL is making initial moves to officially skip the 2018 Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. The NHL’s participation has been up in the air for the last year or so. 

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NHL Responds to Ovechkin’s Promise to Participate in 2018 Olympics

NHL deputy commissioner Bill Daly and commissioner Gary Bettman made their first public comments regarding Alex Ovechkin’s stance on participating in the upcoming Olympic games in South Korea. 

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Ovechkin Interview: Olympics: “I Will Go There”, “Maybe I’ll Be Retired” (Video)

The Capitals’ Captain faced more questions today, regarding his intent to play in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. 

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Ovechkin Again Affirms He Will Play In 2018 Olympics, Regardless of NHL

Alex Ovechkin again confirmed today that he will play in the 2018 Olympics, regardless of the decision to ban or participate by the NHL. 

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Born in the USA – Shaping the Future of USA Hockey

It’s that time of the year again; time where NHL fans young and old see the future of their franchise walk across a stage and shake hands with the upper management of their team.  To non-sports fans, watching grown men … Continue reading

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