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Most Capitals players say they want to visit White House

4 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

4 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

4 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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Kyle Palmieri scores Devils' first goal, makes NHL history

Kyle Palmieri scores Devils' first goal, makes NHL history

Kyle Palmieri scores the first goal for the Devils for the fourth straight game this season. Read more ...

Staal, Dubnyk lead Wild past Arizona 2-1

Staal, Dubnyk lead Wild past Arizona 2-1

Eric Staal and Mikael Grandlund scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped 27 of 28 shots to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 Read more ...

Boeser's OT winner lifts Canucks by Penguins 3-2

Boeser's OT winner lifts Canucks by Penguins 3-2

Brock Boeser fired a wrist shot by Casey DeSmith's stick and into the net 34 seconds into overtime to lift the Vancouver Canucks to a 3-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins Read more ...

Nurse's OT winner caps Oilers' comeback against Jets

Nurse's OT winner caps Oilers' comeback against Jets

Darnell Nurse scored his first goal of the season 1:25 into overtime as the Edmonton Oilers overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Winnipeg Jets 5-4 Tuesday. Read more ...

Palmieri scores 7th goal, Kinkaid has 24 saves, Devils win

Palmieri scores 7th goal, Kinkaid has 24 saves, Devils win

Kyle Palmieri scored his seventh goal in four games, Keith Kinkaid stopped 24 shots for his second shutout and the New Jersey Devils continued their perfect start, beating the... Read more ...

Shattenkirk lifts Rangers to 3-2 win over Avalanche in SO

Shattenkirk lifts Rangers to 3-2 win over Avalanche in SO

Kevin Shattenkirk scored the deciding goal in a shootout to lift the New York Rangers to a 3-2 win over the Colorado Avalanche Read more ...

Jim Montgomery: 'We're just not connected'

Jim Montgomery: 'We're just not connected'

Jim Montgomery shares his thoughts after the Dallas Stars get shut out against the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Staal, Dubnyk lead Wild past Arizona 2-1

Staal, Dubnyk lead Wild past Arizona 2-1

Eric Staal and Mikael Grandlund scored and Devan Dubnyk stopped 27 of 28 shots to lead the Minnesota Wild past the Arizona Coyotes 2-1 Read more ...

Anton Khudobin makes 31 saves, Stars shut out by Devils

Anton Khudobin makes 31 saves, Stars shut out by Devils

Anton Khudobin made 31 saves as Dallas lost for the second time in as many nights. Read more ...

Kenyan hockey stars say viral video, featuring Crosby, MacKinnon...

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Benard Azgere and his teammates on the Ice Lions, Kenya's only hockey team, were featured in a video released on Monday in which Tim Hortons brought them to Canada to play in... Read more ...