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NHL Announces All-Star Skills Events, Participants; Capitals’ John Carlson To Compete In Hardest Shot, Braden Holtby In Saves Streak

Photo: NBCS The NHL announced the events for the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills and who will be participating in which competitions on Friday night at Enterprise Center in St. Louis (8 PM ET, NBCSN). Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson will … Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Trade Deadline Preview

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With just over a month left before the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline, teams from around the Metropolitan Division are looking at how best to position themselves for a postseason run or over the long run. While … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor McMichael Gets Fifth Hat-Trick Of The Season

Photo: NHL.com Washington Capitals‘ prospect Connor McMichael continued his magical homecoming after winning gold with Canada at the 2020 World Junior Championships earlier this month. On Sunday afternoon he recorded another hat-trick, his fifth of the season, in the OHL’s … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Samsonov Becomes First Goalie In NHL History To Win His First Nine Road Games

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images Washington Capitals goaltender Ilya Samsonov became the first goaltender in NHL history to win his first nine road games on Saturday afternoon when he made seven saves in the third period of the team’s 6-4 comeback … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Announce Dougie Hamilton Suffered Broken Left Fibula Against Blue Jackets Thursday Night, Will Have Surgery

Photo: USA Today The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Friday that defenseman Dougie Hamilton will undergo surgery after he broke his left fibula in the team’s 3-2 loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Thursday night.

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Capitals Have Yet To Decide Which Game Alex Ovechkin Will Sit For Skipping NHL All-Star Game, Make No Line Changes: Devils at Capitals Pregame Notebook

The Washington Capitals will not make any line changes against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night (7 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington), head coach Todd Reirden said after their optional morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom: “I Had One Goal In Mind And That Was To Stay Here”

Photo: NBC Washington Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom held a press conference with GM Brian MacLellan and Team President Dick Patrick on Tuesday afternoon after he inked a five-year contract that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million.

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Capitals Re-sign Nicklas Backstrom To Five-Year, $46 Million Contract

The Washington Capitals re-signed center Nicklas Backstrom to a five-year contract extension that carries a cap hit of $9.2 million per season that begins next year on Tuesday morning. Backstrom could have become an unrestricted free agent on July 1. … Continue reading

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CBS Claims Television Rights To New 3-On-3 Hockey League Beginning In 2021

Photo: TSN CBS Network gained television rights to air a new three-on-three North American professional hockey league beginning in June 2021 called 3ICE. TSN has secured the rights in Canada. 

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Richard Panik Good To Go, Ilya Samsonov In Net, Justin Williams Still Not Ready To Return: Hurricanes at Capitals Pregame Notebook

Forward Richard Panik, who got high-sticked in the face during the Washington Capitals‘ 5-1 loss to the New Jersey Devils on Saturday, wore a jaw protector during the team’s optional morning skate and said he is fine to suit up … Continue reading

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