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Most Capitals players say they want to visit White House

11 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

11 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

11 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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Boston Bruins hope to have a healthy Zdeno Chara for Stanley Cup Final

Boston Bruins hope to have a healthy Zdeno Chara for Stanley Cup Final

The Bruins were able to sweep the Hurricanes in the Eastern Conference final without Chara, but they hope he can return for Stanley Cup Final. Read more ...

San Jose Sharks fare best when tied or trailing in a series

San Jose Sharks fare best when tied or trailing in a series

The San Jose Sharks have relinquished the series lead twice against the St. Louis Blues in the NHL Western Conference final, but they go into Game 5 with a 10-2 record in the... Read more ...

Sharks, Blues confident, and even, heading into Game 5

Sharks, Blues confident, and even, heading into Game 5

With teams alternating wins, Sharks and Blues await Game 5 of Western Conference final Read more ...

Senators considering Patrick Roy for coaching position: Reports

Senators considering Patrick Roy for coaching position: Reports

Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy will interview next week for the Ottawa Senators' head coaching position, multiple outlets reported Saturday. Read more ...

Senators have eye on Hall of Famer Patrick Roy for head coaching job, report...

Senators have eye on Hall of Famer Patrick Roy for head coaching job, report says

Roy played 19 years in the NHL with the Canadiens and Avalanche winning four Stanley Cups and three Conn Smythe Awards. Read more ...

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Dylan Cozens, WHL Center

2019 NHL Draft Preview: Dylan Cozens, WHL Center

The hockey season ended far too early for the LA Kings, and the five-week anticipation of the NHL Draft feels like forever. However, with the league's 31 member teams knee-deep... Read more ...

Kaapo Kakko wants Devils to think twice before NHL draft

Kaapo Kakko wants Devils to think twice before NHL draft

Kaapo Kakko is fueling the debate over who should be the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NHL draft. “This is a big thing for me for the draft,” Kakko told NHL.com through a translator... Read more ...

Parayko, Bozak and Binnington react after Blues' win over Sharks

Parayko, Bozak and Binnington react after Blues' win over Sharks

Tyler Bozak after the Blues' Game 4 win over the Sharks: "We've fought through adversity all year. We usually play our best when we have to respond from something, and again I... Read more ...

Schenn on Sharks: ‘This team swarms you'

Schenn on Sharks: ‘This team swarms you'

Brayden Schenn on how the Blues bounced back from a tough Game 3 loss: "Come to the rink the next day with a smile on your face. I think we have enough positive, funny guys in... Read more ...

Berube: Blues' fourth line has ‘been really good in all facets of the game'

Berube: Blues' fourth line has ‘been really good in all facets of the game'

Craig Berube on facing the Sharks' 6-on-5 attack: "They make you work for the win, I'll tell you that. Our guys I thought battled hard, blocked shots, getting some saves from... Read more ...