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NHL Releases Video Detailing Rule Changes For 2019-2020 Season

On Tuesday the NHL released a five-minute video detailing the rules changes in place for the coming season. The video provides an in-depth review of changes associated with expanded use of video review, enhanced player safety initiatives and changes made … Continue reading

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NHL Rule Changes Enacted for the 2017-18 Season—One Fan’s Report Card

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The NHL enacted five rule changes to start the 2017-2018 hockey season. Both the regular season and the playoffs are in the rear view mirror. So now is a good time to assess whether the … Continue reading

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After Tom Wilson’s 3-Game Ban, the NHL Needs to Fix Rule 48

The Washington Capitals will be shorthanded for the next 3 games, as forward Tom Wilson was handed a 3-game suspension from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Wednesday evening.  The suspension was praised by Penguins fans, and it left … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Evening News Links

The iceman cometh, Ovechkin cuts a ribbon, Tom Wilson is ready, Brooks L.A.ich, T.J. and Braden take New York and more in tonight’s evening links: 

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The NHL’s New Offsides Review Rule Carries a Stiff Penalty

The Washington Capitals video review team was extremely successful last season. So much so, Caps head coach Barry Trotz would even state the Capitals’ video review team was the best in the league. Their job: to quickly identify plays worthy of … Continue reading

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NHL Competition Committee Recommends icing, power-play changes

Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports The NHL Competition Committee met Sunday evening in Nashville for their annual Stanley Cup Finals meeting. This was Barry Trotz’ first participation in committee proceedings since being appointed last week. As a result of the meeting, … Continue reading

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NHL Goalie Equipment Changes Beginning February 4th

After significant delay, the NHL has decided to begin rolling out the new goalie gear. Rather than wait until next season, the NHL has decided to begin gradual rollout in mid-season, raising an eye-brow for many.

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