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Capitals, Vanecek Blank Islanders, 2-0 In Island Matinee

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the New York Islanders, 2-0 Saturday afternoon at the newly minted UBS Arena on Long Island. Vitek Vanecek stopped all 23 shots he faced in his third career shutout. The victory improves … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, Carl Hagelin And Dmitry Orlov Will Not Travel To New York: News And Notes From Friday’s Practice

The Washington Capitals were back at work Friday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team held one final workout before departing for New York Friday afternoon in advance of their tilt with the Islanders on Saturday.

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Alex Ovechkin Sits Out Practice, Preparations For The Islanders: News From Capitals’ Thursday Practice

After a day off on Wednesday, the Washington Capitals were back to work Thursday morning to begin preparations for the New York Islanders. The Capitals will practice again on Friday before departing for Long Island Friday afternoon in advance of … Continue reading

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Numerous COVID-19 Cases Disrupting NHL and Other Sports – Players Pulled From Games

Photo: Calgary Flames Recent COVID-19 outbreaks are currently disrupting the NHL as well as many other sports. The outbreaks have caused the Calgary Flames to postpone three games while the Carolina Hurricanes are also dealing with an outbreak and have … Continue reading

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The Latest On The COVID-19 Pandemic And The 2021-22 NHL Season

Photo: AP/Michael Dwyer The 2021-22 NHL season is one that continues to be greatly affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. In most cases, hockey venues continue to require patrons to be either fully vaccinated or show proof of a negative COVID … Continue reading

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New York Islanders Games Postponed Due To Extensive COVID Outbreak

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Things continue to go from bad to worse for the New York Islanders. After beginning the season on a 13-game road trip while their new arena was being finished, the team went 5-6-2. The Islanders proceeded … Continue reading

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Zdeno Chara Becomes 7th Islanders’ Player On COVID Protocol List; Brock Nelson Out 2-4 Weeks

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Metropolitan Division pre-season favorite New York Islanders are suffering. After beginning the season on a 13-game road trip while their new arena was being finished, the team went 5-6-2. Then the Islanders lost their … Continue reading

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Islanders’ UBS Arena Set To (Finally) Open On Saturday

Photos: UBS It wasn’t quite ready for the start of the season. As a result, the Islanders were tasked to begin the 2021-22 NHL season with a 13-game road trip. The Islanders subsequently went 5-6-2 on their extended “roadie” and … Continue reading

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Hockey and All That – The First Month Of The 2021-22 Season

Photo: SI The first month of the 2021-22 season, although an abbreviated first month, has been very eventful. Here’s a summary of the events that have transpired during the month of October and the early part November.

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Projecting The Metropolitan Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports For the final post in this series, we’re taking a look at the Metropolitan Division, hockey’s toughest division. For all intents and purposes, the Metro is going to be a tightly contested division, and could … Continue reading

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