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2 hrs ago | CBS Sports

Rumors: Ovechkin, Malkin returning to Russia?

Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin are proud Russians. They have represented their country repeatedly on the international stage, having won many a gold medal at various world championships.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Evgeni Malkin (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, Ilya Kovalchuk (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Ice Hockey, Pavel Datsyuk

2 hrs ago | 24 Hours

Could NHL players leave for KHL?

Does Capitals sniper Alex Ovechkin dream of playing back home in Russia for the KHL? Is next season the last for NHL stars like Washington Capitals sniper Alex Ovechkin and Pittsburgh Penguins playmaker Evgeny Malkin? While attending a charity game in Chekhov, Russia, hosted by former NHL player Ilya Kovalchuk over the weekend, Kontinental Hockey ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

2 hrs ago | A Winning Habit

Inviting Dustin Penner to Montreal Canadiens Training camp would be a good idea

Jan 28, 2014; Anaheim, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks left wing Dustin Penner moves the puck defended by Minnesota Wild defenseman Ryan Suter during the third period at the Honda Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Dustin Penner, NHL Players, Jacob De La Rose, Anaheim Ducks, NHL Pacific Division, NHL Southeast Division

10 hrs ago | MSNBC

Boudreau thinks Heatley's a better fit with Perry/Getzlaf than Penner

The Anaheim Ducks took a chance last season on the idea that Dustin Penner could play on their top line after averaging just 12:41 minutes per game in 2013 with Los Angeles.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Anaheim Ducks, Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf, NHL Players, NHL Pacific Division, Dustin Penner

Sun Aug 31, 2014

MSNBC

Trotz will still cheer for Preds 'like crazy'

Barry Trotz will try to steer the Washington Capitals to a Stanley Cup championship, but he hasn't turned a blind eye to the Nashville Predators in the process.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Southeast Division, Nashville Predators, NHL Central Division

The Economist

Snap-shots and tolerance

I GREW up in the 1980s rooting for the Washington Capitals, a hockey team that at the time was best described as hopeless.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, NHL Southeast Division

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Pens Labyrinth

Marc-Andre Fleury To Have Best Season Yet For Pittsburgh Penguins

Mar 11, 2014; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury guards the net against the Washington Capitals during the second period at the CONSOL Energy Center.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Pittsburgh Penguins, Marc-Andre Fleury, NHL Players, Chris Kunitz, Tomas Vokoun, NHL Atlantic Division

Fri Aug 29, 2014

MSNBC

Nicklas Backstrom finally got his silver medal today

It probably doesn't wash away the bitterness of being banned from the gold-medal game, but Nicklas Backstrom finally received his silver medal for representing Sweden in the 2014 Winter Olympics on Friday.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Olympics, Nicklas Backstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Olympic Winter Games, Winter Sports, NHL Southeast Division

USA Today

Caps coach Trotz still following Predators

Capitals coach Barry Trotz still following Predators Fired coach says he has no sour feelings, is "cheering like crazy' for former team Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1tUFNtO Barry Trotz has followed the Nashville Predators this offseason.

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Related Topix: Sports, Barry Trotz, NHL Players, Nashville Predators, NHL Hockey, Michael Del Zotto, Alex Ovechkin, Dustin Penner

Japers' Rink

GIF Tournament Stanley Cup Final Showdown: Ovechkin vs. Backstrom

After five weeks and thousands of votes, the pool of contestants has been whittled down and weeded out to get to today - and now only two remain, two GIFs standing above the rest as your favorites.

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Blackhhawk up

Blackhawks Dump & Chase- 3 Day Weekend Ahead

Oct 1, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; A general view as fans hold glow sticks during a pregame ceremony raising the 2013 Stanley Cup championship banner to the rafters before the game between the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals at the United Center.

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Cardiac Cane

Carolina Hurricanes Relocation to Las Vegas Rumor is Ridiculous

Apr 10, 2014; Raleigh, NC, USA; Carolina Hurricanes coach Kirk Muller looks on during the game against the Washington Capitals at PNC Arena.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Southeast Division, Carolina Hurricanes, Kirk Muller, NHL Players

Japers' Rink

Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Backstrom finally gets his silver medal, the Caps are both poorly managed and fascinating and more.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Eddie Pasquale, Madison Bowey, Philipp Grubauer, NHL Players

Thu Aug 28, 2014

PennLive.com

New Hershey Bears G Eddie Pasquale ready for 2014-15 season in wake of hip surgery

Hershey's Mike Carman tries to score on St. John's goalie Eddie Pasquale at Giant Center.

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Stanley Cup of Chowder

We love Alex Ovechkin. We also hate Alex Ovechkin. #Enigma

Alex Ovechkin has been compared to Sidney Crosby for his entire NHL career, which sucks.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, Alex Ovechkin, NHL Players, Boston Bruins, Brad Marchand

CBS Sports

Caps' Backstrom receives Olympic silver medal

More than six months after the fact, Nicklas Backstrom has finally received the Olympic silver medal that he was ruled ineligible for back in February.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Olympic Winter Games, NHL Hockey, Nicklas Backstrom, NHL Players, Olympic Hockey, Nicklas Backstrom (2010 Vancouver Olympics), Winter Sports, NHL Southeast Division

Japers' Rink

Mailbag: Grubauer, Fears, NASCAR and Face-Offs

Questions about the goalies, phobias, souring on the former coach, draws and more in this week's edition of "you ask, we answer."

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BleacherReport

Ranking the 10 Worst-Managed Teams in the NHL

Several NHL teams currently bear the dubious honor of being among the league's worst managed.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Western Conference, Brooks Orpik, NHL Players, Semyon Varlamov, Florida Panthers, Tomas Fleischmann

Defending Big D

Referee Review - Example 2

Stanley Cup Playoffs, Round 1, Game 6 Washington Capitals at Montreal Canadiens Montreal 4 - Washington 1 04/26/2010, Versus feed Referees: #9 Dan O'Rourke and #20 Tim Peel Note: Because I highly suspect there are some cumulative calls in this game, I'm going to transcribe my notes as directly as I can and not editorialize about them until those ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, NHL Northeast Divison, NHL Southeast Division, Montreal Canadiens, Dallas Stars

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Washington Post

Capsa Carlson excited about new regime

The new coaching staff was upstairs at Washington's practice facility, another morning preparing for the upcoming season.

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Related Topix: Sports, NHL Hockey, John Carlson, NHL Players, Steven Oleksy, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Chris Brown, Karl Alzner

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