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CBA Talks Continue: Will the NHL Change Its Mind on Olympic Participation?

Will the NHL find a way to fit the next Olympics into the schedule? Continue reading

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Coronavirus Causing Problems With League Stick Supplies

The Boston Globe discussed the impact that the coronavirus, an infectious disease that has been deadly in China, is having for players around the NHL with NBC Sports analyst Pierre McGuire, equipment managers, and players around the league. Three-quarters of … Continue reading

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Ovi-shop: NHL Asks Fans to “Send” Alex Ovechkin Anywhere in the World After The Great Eight’s Trip to China

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin recently spent several days in China as an ambassador to an NHL initiative to raise awareness and support for hockey and the league in China. Among the many stops The Great Eight made was the iconic … Continue reading

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Crossing Continents and Growing the Game: What Alex Ovechkin’s Visit to China Means for the Reach of Hockey

Photo: @Capitals Alex Ovechkin is one of the National Hockey League’s and hockey’s most recognizable and popular faces. The surefire future Hall of Famer has compiled numerous accolades throughout his career, with his 2018 Stanley Cup the cherry on top. … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup in China — Conclusion

The Stanley Cup started its journey in China on September 9, 2018 and continued to travel to various destinations.  The Keeper of the Cup, Philip Pritchard, documented the proceedings via Twitter. (Part 1 of China trip is here.)

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The Stanley Cup Goes to China

@keeperofthecup While the Washington Capitals players, coaches, and many other personnel associated with the team have finished with their individual days with the Stanley Cup, the Cup has not finished its travels for the hockey off-season.  The Cup has started … Continue reading

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