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Report: Alex Ovechkin Declined Capitals’ Request To Remove Vladimir Putin From Profile Photo, Deactivate Instagram Account; Citing Fear For Family’s Safety

Photo: Alex Ovechkin/Twitter Over the past few weeks, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has received significant backlash in the wake of his native Russia’s invasion of Ukraine for keeping the profile picture of he and Russian President Vladimir Putin on … Continue reading

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“I’d Say We’re Not As Aggressive As We Normally Are, It’d Have to Make Sense”: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Speaks To the Media Ahead of the Trade Deadline

On Wednesday, Washington Capitals General Manager and Senior Vice President Brian MacLellan spoke to the media ahead of the NHL Trade Deadline, which is on Monday, March 21 at 3:00 P.M. ET. He discussed a wide variety of topics, including … Continue reading

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Canadian Hockey Player Eliezer Sherbatov Details Struggles to Escape From Ukraine

Photo: W0jtek Radwanski/AFP/Getty Images Canadian hockey player Eliezer Sherbatov has spent the last three days trying to escape from Ukraine. Sherbatov is an Israeli-Canadian who plays left wing for HC Mariupol of the Ukrainian Hockey League.

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“We Are Fighting Hard, Doing Our Best”: Former Washington Capitals Forward Dmitri Khristich Sends Message From Ukraine

NHL While the National Hockey League’s regular season has continued as planned, the Russian invasion of Ukraine has weighed heavy on the minds of many of its players, past and present. Among them is former NHL and Washington Capitals forward … Continue reading

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