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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Fined $25,000 For Conduct During Media Availability on August 19

Photo: Jerome Miron/USA Today Sports The NHL announced on Tuesday afternoon that Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella has been fined $25,000 for his conduct during a media availability on August 19 following the team’s Game 5 loss to … Continue reading

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After Puck Drop— Braden Holtby on Possibility of Having Played Final Game with the Capitals: “Certainly A Chance It Is, But Who Knows”

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals‘ elimination on Thursday night was a punch in the gut. There is no doubt fans were feeling a range of emotions— disappointment, frustration, and dejection. The 4-0 loss in Game 5 in the first round … Continue reading

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Islanders Eliminate Capitals With 4-0 Win In Game 5, Anthony Beauvillier Strikes Twice

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the New York Islanders by a score of 4-0 in Game 5 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series on Thursday night. The Capitals are now eliminated from the tournament. Goaltender Braden … Continue reading

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Flyers’ Matt Niskanen Suspended For One Game After Hitting Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher In Jaw During Game 5

Screencap: TSN The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday evening that Philadelphia Flyers defenseman Matt Niskanen has been suspended for Game 6 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series after cross-checking Montreal Canadiens forward Brendan Gallagher in the … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Head Coach John Tortorella Walks Away From Postgame Media Availability After Two Questions

Screencap: Sportsnet After a 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 5 and elimination from the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Columbus Blue Jackets’ head coach John Tortorella pulled a very Tortorella thing to do during Wednesday’s postgame … Continue reading

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Game 5 Preview: Washington Capitals Look to Keep Momentum in Critical Game Against New York Islanders

Photo: Elsa/Getty Images After notching their first win after three gloomy games, the Washington Capitals are back in action on Thursday for Game 5 in their first-round series against the New York Islanders. Puck drop from Scotiabank Arena in Toronto is … Continue reading

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Game 5 of Washington Capitals-New York Islanders To Start at 8 PM ET on Thursday

Photo: @Capitals Game 5 of the first-round series between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders will start at 8 PM ET at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Thursday, per the NHL. The game will air on NBCSN nationally and … Continue reading

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After Puck Drop: John Carlson on 3-2 Win in Critical Game 4: “Momentum Is A Crazy Thing In This Game And You Have To Earn It”

Photo: @MonSportsNet After three gloomy games, the Washington Capitals finally put a win in the books tonight at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. Their 3-2 victory in Game 4 in the first round of the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs against the … Continue reading

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Capitals Come Back After Slow Start, Extend Series With 3-2 Victory In Game 4 vs. Islanders; Alex Ovechkin Scores Two

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/Getty Images The Washington Capitals came back from a 2-0 deficit in the second period to defeat the New York Islanders by a score of 3-2 in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Game 4 Preview: Washington Capitals Look For a Comeback on Verge of Elimination Against New York Islanders

Photo: Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press On the brink of elimination, the Washington Capitals are back in action on Tuesday for Game 4 in their first-round series against the New York Islanders. Puck drop from Scotiabank Arena in Toronto is set … Continue reading

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