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Stanley Cup Qualifiers: Day One Preview

Photo: The Point Hockey The day all hockey fans have been waiting for arrives Saturday! The best-of-five Stanley Cup Qualifiers kick off with five games taking place in the hub cities of Toronto (Eastern Conference) and Edmonton (Western Conference). The … Continue reading

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Blackhawks’ Corey Crawford Confirms Positive COVID-19 Test

Photo: NBCS Chicago Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Corey Crawford confirmed that he missed the first two weeks of the team’s training camp due to a positive COVID-19 test. He quarantined in Chicago but joined his team for the first time on … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Release Statement On Team Name and Logo

The Chicago Blackhawks are the latest sports franchise to receive renewed scrutiny of the team’s name and primary logo. Last week the Washington Redskins released a public statement saying they would launch a comprehensive name and logo review process, but … Continue reading

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Looking At The Salary Cap Breakdown Of Past Stanley Cup Champions: How Do This Season’s Capitals Compare?

Photo: Scott Rovak/Getty Images Do recent Stanley Cup winners share a similar strategy when it comes to salary cap management? There are plenty of factors that make up a championship team other than money: team chemistry, ability to overcome adversity, … Continue reading

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Western Conference Play-In Preview

Photo: Andy Devlin/Getty Images The NHL announced that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin with 24 teams. While there are many boxes to be checked before play begins, Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the playoffs could begin as early as late … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie: “The Moms Don’t Really Get Enough Credit, But They’re The Ones That Really Deserve The Thank You’s.”

Today is Mother’s Day and Sportsnet released a video of NHL players recalling their best hockey mom stories and saluting the one who gives so much love and support. Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie was featured in the video. We’ll … Continue reading

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Chicago Blackhawks Fire Team President John McDonough

Chicago Blackhawks Chairman W. Rockwell “Rocky” Wirtz announced today the team has released John McDonough from his role as President and CEO of the organization. McDonough was hired as President of the team in 2007. In 2011, the role of … Continue reading

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2005-06: The NHL Season That Encouraged Tanking

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When hockey fans think of the most notable teams in recent years, they usually think of the St Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, and Boston Bruins. All five of those teams have … Continue reading

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Crossed Hockey Lines, Crossed State Lines, Brought Together Skills, & Helped Each Other Out: How Two Nurses Sewed Over 30 Capitals Masks For D.C. First Responders

Photo: @ChooChooTre Even in the darkest of times, light can still shine. Our communities and our nation are working together to fight this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Two nurses sewed more than 30 Washington Capitals masks for D.C. first responders. I had … Continue reading

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“Stay Well and See You Soon”: The Message NHL Players and Teams Are Sending to Fans Amid the League Pause

Graphic: NHL.com It has been an abnormal last few days since Thursday’s news of the NHL pausing the season due to the Coronavirus outbreak. What were supposed to be teams pushing for a spot in the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs have … Continue reading

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