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“Nummer Drei Was Die Beste” And Regrets For The Rest: What Became Of The Players From The First Round Of The 2014 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: Getty Images The 2013 NHL Entry Draft took place June 27-28 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The cry of the tanking teams that year was “Be Bad for Ekblad”, as Aaron Ekblad was considered to be the … Continue reading

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Daniel Sprong To Make Capitals’ Debut vs. Penguins, Conor Sheary Scratched Against Former Team; Ilya Samsonov In Net

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette announced that forward Daniel Sprong will get a chance and come into the lineup in favor of forward Conor Sheary against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday (12 PM ET, NBC).

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Penguins’ Kasperi Kapanen Could Miss First Games Against Capitals Due To Ongoing Immigration Issues

Training camps are now underway for all 31 NHL teams. The seven teams that did not make the playoffs last season opened camp on December 31, with the remaining 24 teams that participated in the last postseason opening up camps … Continue reading

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Penguins Acquire Kasperi Kapanen From Maple Leafs, Send Evan Rodrigues, 15th Overall Pick To Toronto

Photo: Yahoo Canada Sports The Pittsburgh Penguins announced on Tuesday that they acquired forward Kasperi Kapanen, forward Pontus Aberg, and defensive prospect Jesper Lindgren from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for the 15th overall pick in the 2020 NHL … Continue reading

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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