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Gary Bettman Speaks to the Media at NHL Global Series

The NHL Commissioner took the podium to discuss hot topics around the league. Continue reading

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NHL Power Rankings: The Sabres and Oilers Surprise; The Wild are Plummeting

Ranking all 31 NHL clubs through the middle of October. Continue reading

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Thank You Andre! A Recollection of Andre Burakovsky’s Time With the Capitals

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images If there is one word to describe former Capitals and current Colorado Avalanche forward Andre Burakovsky’s time in Washington, “roller-coaster” would perhaps be the appropriate term to use. From a momentous debut to a disappointing end, the … Continue reading

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2019-20 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: CLNS Media The Atlantic Division features the Tampa Bay Lightning, the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners (Tampa Bay tied a league-record 62 wins), and the Boston Bruins, last season’s Eastern Conference champion. This year the division promises to be even … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Fall To Lightning Prospects 7-2 In Final Game Of 2019 Prospect Tournament

Photos: @Capitals The Washington Capitals prospects fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning prospects 7-2 in the third and final game of the 2019 prospect showcase Tuesday afternoon at the Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tennessee. The loss gives the Captals … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce 2019 Prospect Tournament Schedule, Training Camp Details

Photo: @TBLightning The Washington Capitals announced their schedule for the 2019 prospect tournament on Wednesday evening. The Capitals’ prospects will face the Carolina Hurricanes’ on Saturday, September 7, the Nashville Predators’ on Sunday, September 8, and the Tampa Bay Lightning’s … Continue reading

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An Early Look At The 2020 Stanley Cup Favorites

Photo: Dirk Shadd/Tampa Bay Times As NHL training camp opens in about six and a half weeks, teams have been looking to make tweaks to take the next step as an organization whether that is towards becoming a Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Lightning Sign Former Capitals Defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk To One-Year, $1.75 Million Contract

Photo: Blueshirt Banter The Tampa Bay Lightning announced on Monday morning that they have signed defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk to a one-year contract worth $1.75 million. The 30-year old became an unrestricted free agent on July 31 after the New York … Continue reading

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With Sergei Bobrovsky, Andrei Vasilevskiy Contracts Done, One Thing Is Clear: Capitals’ Braden Holtby Is Going To Get Paid, But How Much? [Readers’ Poll]

Photo: Pinterest On Monday morning, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that they have signed goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy to an eight-year contract that carries an average annual value of $9.5 million. Vasilevskiy’s contract comes on the heels of goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky’s … Continue reading

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Part 2: WAR! What Is It Good For? Projecting the Atlantic Division Standings by Expected WAR Standings Point Projections

Photo: NHL In Part 2 of our series for projecting out the 2019-20 NHL standings by division, we’ll be analyzing the Atlantic Division. At a glance, the Atlantic is the home to some of the best teams in the NHL, … Continue reading

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