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Report: Predators Give Capitals Permission To Interview Peter Laviolette To Fill Head Coaching Vacancy

Photo: Yahoo Finance Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman reported on Sunday night that the Nashville Predators have given the Washington Capitals permission to talk to their former head coach, Peter Laviolette, who was fired by the team on January 6.

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NHL Telling Teams Scheduled To Play Thursday To Prepare For Postponements

Photo: Philadelphia Inquirer According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the NHL is telling the four teams that are scheduled to play on Thursday to be prepared for a postponement after African American Jacob Blake was shot seven times by police in … Continue reading

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Coyotes To Forfeit 2020 Second-Round Pick, 2021 First-Round Pick For Violating NHL’s Combine Testing Policy

Photo: Arizona Republic The NHL announced on Wednesday that the Arizona Coyotes will forfeit their second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft and first-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft for violating the league’s Combine Testing Policy throughout the 2019-20 … 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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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin To Be NHL21 Cover Athlete; Game Will Be Released On October 16

Photo: NHL.com Electronic Arts Inc. announced today that EA SPORTS™ NHL ® 21 is coming to the PlayStation 4 And Xbox One on October 16 and unveiled a first look at Stanley Cup ® winner Alex Ovechkin as the game’s cover … Continue reading

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Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan: “We Need An Experienced Coach, [One Who Will] Press Buttons On Some Players”

After firing head coach Todd Reirden on Sunday morning, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan told the media that “we need an experienced coach, [one who will] press buttons on some players.” He added that the team is “going to find … Continue reading

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Capitals Fire Head Coach Todd Reirden

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals have relieved head coach Todd Reirden of his coaching duties, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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Agent Suggests Golden Knights Stabbed Marc-Andre Fleury In The Back

Photo: @walsha On Saturday afternoon, a night before the Vegas Golden Knights open their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alan Walsh (Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury’s agent) tweeted a photo suggesting … 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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Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden: “We Knew Coming Into The Tournament We Could Have A Lot Of This”

Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden told the media on Wednesday that being without center Nicklas Backstrom, who has missed the past three games due to an undisclosed injury suffered in Game 1 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series … Continue reading

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