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Former Capitals’ Defenseman Mike Green Opts Out Of 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs For Oilers

Photo: Sportsnet The Edmonton Oilers announced on Saturday that former Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green has opted out for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He is now the third player to opt-out from the tournament after Calgary Flames defenseman Travis … Continue reading

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Bidding Battle To Become Canadian Hub City Intensifies, Decision Due At Any Time

It’s become very similar to placing a bid to host the Olympics. Canadian cities Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto have rolled up their sleeves and pulled out all the stops to enhance their final proposals to become the lone Canadian hub … 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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Thousands Line the Highway in North Battleford, Saskatchewan to Show Support for the Family of Colby Cave

Screencap: @JoshRyanSports It was an incredible and emotional scene on Highway 16 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan on Monday as thousands of cars lined the side of the road to show support as the family of Edmonton Oilers’ center Colby Cave … Continue reading

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Edmonton Oilers’ Colby Cave, 25, Dies After Suffering Brain Bleed

Photo: Icon Sportswire/Getty Images It’s a devastating day in the hockey world. Edmonton Oilers’ center Colby Cave passed away Saturday morning after suffering a brain bleed earlier this week. He was 25-years-old.

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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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Oilers Swipe Andreas Athanasiou From Blue Jackets, Send Two Second-Round Picks, Sam Gagner To Red Wings

Photo: Detroit Free Press After the Columbus Blue Jackets reportedly were about to acquire forward Andreas Athanasiou and forward Ryan Kuffner from the Detroit Red Wings prior to the NHL Trade Deadline on Monday, the Red Wings sent him to … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Zack Kassian Suspended Seven Games For Kicking Lightning’s Erik Cernak

Photo: Hockey Troll The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Friday night that Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for seven games for kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak during the first period of the Oilers’ … Continue reading

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Capitals Rally In Second Period, Lose Lead In Third Period, Fall In Overtime; Ovechkin Scores Twice: Inside The Numbers

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals would rally with another strong second period, scoring three unanswered goals in the middle frame to take a 3-1 lead at the second intermission. Edmonton would add a goal early in the final frame and tie the … Continue reading

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