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Most Capitals players say they want to visit White House

7 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarker

Many sports teams are hesitant to visit President Trump in the White House if they win a championship, but on the whole, the Washington Capitals do not appear to be one of them.Numerous Capitals players said Wednesday that they would be eager to visit the White House if an invitation is extended. That includes defenseman Brooks Orpik, the only previous Stanley Cup winner on the team.“We all have our opinions on it, it's a very sensitive issue,” Orpik said, via Samantha Pell of the Washington Post. “It's just kind of the way things are going these days. If you don't have the belief as...
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Backstrom played through multiple fractures in finger during playoffs

7 monthes ago   |   By TheScore

The Washington Capitals have been tearing D.C. up with their epic Cup celebrations over the last few days. However, one of their star players was probably just trying to numb the pain from a lingering postseason injury. Nicklas Backstrom missed the final game of the second round and the opening three games of the Conference Finals with an upper-body injury. So on Wednesday, Backstrom revealed to the media that he suffered a couple fractures in his finger, according to Tarik El-Bashir of NBC Sports. Prior to leaving Game 5 of Washington's series versus the Pittsburgh Penguins, Backstrom...
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Metro announces more than 800,000 riders on day of Washington Capitals' championship parade

Metro announces more than 800,000 riders on day of Washington Capitals' championship parade

7 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority announced that more than 800,000 people rode the city's metrorail system Tuesday as the Washington Capitals celebrated their first Stanley Cup title with a parade in downtown Washington.
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NHL trade news: Hurricanes acquire Nino Niederreiter from Wild for Victor Rask

NHL trade news: Hurricanes acquire Nino Niederreiter from Wild for Victor Rask

Nino Niederreiter has 23 points in 46 games for the Wild this season. Read more ...

HIGHLIGHTS: Ducks snap losing skid with big 3-0 win over Wild

HIGHLIGHTS: Ducks snap losing skid with big 3-0 win over Wild

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WATCH: Brayden Point buries one early for his 30th goal of the season

WATCH: Brayden Point buries one early for his 30th goal of the season

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Kings edge Stars 2-1 to climb out of NHL basement

Kings edge Stars 2-1 to climb out of NHL basement

Dustin Brown scored a rare Los Angeles power-play goal, goalie Jack Campbell beat the team that drafted him and the Kings moved out of the NHL basement by holding off the... Read more ...

Rask ties Bruins record for wins in 5-2 victory over Blues

Rask ties Bruins record for wins in 5-2 victory over Blues

Chris Wagner scored the go-ahead goal 5:27 into the third period, Tuukka Rask tied a Boston record with his 252nd career win and the Bruins beat the St. Louis Blues 5-2 Read more ...

Lemieux scores twice as Jets top Preds to strengthen Central lead

Lemieux scores twice as Jets top Preds to strengthen Central lead

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Henrik Lundqvist moving up the list of NHL legends

Henrik Lundqvist moving up the list of NHL legends

Henrik Lundqvist knows the legend of Terry Sawchuk. Of course he does. Sawchuk is the goaltender with whom the Swede is now tied for sixth on NHL all-time victory list at 445... Read more ...

New-look Ducks snap losing skid with 3-0 win over Wild

New-look Ducks snap losing skid with 3-0 win over Wild

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Victor Hedman breaks down 4-2 loss to Toronto, importance of bouncing back...

Victor Hedman breaks down 4-2 loss to Toronto, importance of bouncing back for Sharks matchup

Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman breaks down the 4-2 loss and importance of bouncing back for Saturday's matchup against the Sharks. Read more ...

Wild Breakaway: Wild can't score despite career-high 11 shots on goal for Parise

Wild Breakaway: Wild can't score despite career-high 11 shots on goal for Parise

Despite a career-high 11 shots on goal for Zach Parise, the Wild couldn't solve Ducks goaltender Gibson who picked up his second shutout of the season Read more ...