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“Backstrom From the Brink” – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Chicago Blackhawks – March 14, 2010

Bill Smith/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals have captured three President’s Trophies (best record at the end of the season) in their nearly 46-year history, all coming within the previous decade. While the team dominated regular season play in … Continue reading

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Oilers’ Zack Kassian Suspended Seven Games For Kicking Lightning’s Erik Cernak

Photo: Hockey Troll The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Friday night that Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for seven games for kicking Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Erik Cernak during the first period of the Oilers’ … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Will Serve One-Game Suspension On Monday Night; Holtby To Start: News From Capitals’ Practice In Montréal

Photo: @SamanthaJPell After a weeklong break of bye week vacations and the NHL All-Star Weekend, the Washington Capitals were back to work at Bell Centre in Montréal for a Sunday afternoon practice prior to a Monday night clash with the … Continue reading

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Stars’ Corey Perry Suspended Five Games For Elbowing Predators’ Ryan Ellis, Pushes Return To Anaheim Back

Photo: CBC The NHL announced on Friday evening that Dallas Stars forward Corey Perry has been suspended five games by the league’s Department of Player Safety for elbowing Nashville Predators defenseman Ryan Ellis in the head during the 2020 NHL … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin To Skip NHL All-Star Game For Second Straight Season

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was voted in as the captain of the Metropolitan Division Team for the 2020 NHL All-Star Game for the fourth overall and third consecutive season by fans earlier this week, and … Continue reading

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NBC Sports Suspends Jeremy Roenick Indefinitely Following Inappropriate Remarks On Co-Workers

Photo: Arizona Sports NBC Sports announced on Monday that they have suspended studio analyst Jeremy Roenick indefinitely and without pay after he made some inappropriate remarks towards co-workers on the podcast Spittin’ Chicklets. 

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Beck Malenstyn Suspended 3 Games For Elbowing Incident In Friday Nights Game Against Lehigh Valley

Photo: @Capitals The American Hockey League today announced that Hershey Bears forward Beck Malenstyn has been suspended for three (3) games as a consequence of an elbowing incident in a game at Lehigh Valley on Dec. 6.

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Reader’s Opinion: How To Improve The Lack Of Consistency In The NHL Department of Player Safety

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) is a league entity responsible for conducting official reviews of unsportsmanlike conduct, as well as dangerous plays and hits that had the potential to, or resulted in an injury to a player. Where … Continue reading

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Vancouver At Washington Preview: Canucks Battle the Capitals In An Early-Afternoon Tilt

Can the Washington Capitals rebound after an ugly outing in New York on Wednesday? Continue reading

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Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway To Have Hearing For Spitting At Ducks’ Erik Gudbranson

Washington Capitals forward Garnet Hathaway will have a hearing Wednesday morning for spitting at Anaheim Ducks defenseman Erik Gudbranson during the brawl late in the second period of the Capitals’ 5-2 win against the Ducks on Monday night.

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