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Vegas GM George McPhee keeps Capitals ties at a distance

27 days ago   |   By TORONTO STAR

The mastermind behind the first-year Golden Knights' run to the Stanley Cup was also Washington's GM for 17 seasons and drafted 12 of their players, including captain Alex Ovechkin.
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Like the Great 8, this ruffin' machine never breaks!

Like the Great 8, this ruffin' machine never breaks!

28 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

The 2018 Stanley Cup Final features two unlikely underdogs, the Vegas Golden Knights and Washington Capitals, and two very good dogs in Bark-Andre Furry and All-Licks O'Fetchkin
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5 players who wowed us in NHL Conference Finals

28 days ago   |   By FanSided

The Stanley Cup Conference Finals gave us everything we wanted. From expansion history to Canadian dreams all the way to Capitals' year, let's look at the five performances that stood out. Hockey has always brought the best in storylines and the best in primetime. The Conference Finals represent that last hurdle for four teams trying...
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Golden Knights success raising stakes for next NHL expansion

Golden Knights success raising stakes for next NHL expansion

28 days ago   |   By USA Today

The Golden Knights' success in their inaugural season is unprecedented as Vegas prepares for Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final against Washington
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No contract, no problem: Trotz guides Caps into Cup final

28 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

ARLINGTON, Va. One of the lasting images from the Capitals' playoff run came the morning of Game 7 in the Eastern Conference final.
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Puck Daddy Bag of Playoff Mail: The Cup Final is here!

28 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

The Stanley Cup Final we all predicted: Capitals vs. Golden Knights. The Cup Final is here. I kind of can't believe it. Seems like the season, and especially these playoffs, absolutely flew by. But here we are, with only about two weeks of the
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Pictures on ice: How the skate cam became an essential part of the Stanley Cup Final

Pictures on ice: How the skate cam became an essential part of the Stanley Cup Final

28 days ago   |   By Sporting News

A little bit of luck and a lot of hard work led to Zac Laszuk becoming CBC's on-ice camera operator during the broadcaster's Stanley Cup playoffs coverage.
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Full Schedule: 2018 Stanley Cup Final

28 days ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

It'll be the Washington Capitals vs. Vegas Golden Knights.
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Evgeny Kuznetsov's transition to borderline NHL superstar

28 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

The Washington Capitals dynamic young centerman is helping lead the franchise to its first Stanley Cup Finals in 20 years with his own unique flair
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Knights' and Capitals' top lines take very different routes to dominance

Knights' and Capitals' top lines take very different routes to dominance

28 days ago   |   By TheScore

In order to make it to the Stanley Cup Final, a team's top players need to be its best players when things matter most. That's certainly been true for the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals. William Karlsson , Jonathan Marchessault , and Reilly Smith were sensational for the Golden Knights in the regular season, and haven't slowed in the playoffs. The same can be said for the Capitals' line of Evgeny Kuznetsov , Alex Ovechkin , and Tom Wilson. Both lines have carried a heavy load for their respective teams in the postseason so far.
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Golden Knights success raising stakes for next NHL expansion

28 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

SEATTLE From his office about 1,000 miles away from T-Mobile Arena, Tod Leiweke has watched the Stanley Cup playoffs with a growing appreciation for what is taking place in Las Vegas.
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Golden Knights favoured in Game 1 of Stanley Cup Final

28 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Vegas Golden Knights are set to take on the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night as -135 favourites on the updated 2018 Stanley Cup odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Vegas clinched a berth in the final in decisive fashion, knocking off the Winnipeg Jets in five games in the Western Conference final, capped by last Sunday's narrow 2-1 win in Winnipeg as a +149 underdog. The Golden Knights take a 12-3 record in these playoffs into Monday's Capitals versus Golden Knights betting matchup at T-Mobile Arena.
Pegged as +122 underdogs ahead of...
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NHL Draft grades 2018: Live results, analysis for every first-round pick

NHL Draft grades 2018: Live results, analysis for every first-round pick

Sporting News is on the floor at American Airlines Center in Dallas handing out live grades and analysis for every selection made during the first round. Read more ...

Red Wings hire former coach of the year Dan Bylsma as assistant

Red Wings hire former coach of the year Dan Bylsma as assistant

The Detroit Red Wings hired Dan Bylsma as an assistant coach on Friday. Read more ...

Dale Tallon on the trade market, draft philosophy

Dale Tallon on the trade market, draft philosophy

With the NHL draft coming up Friday night, Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon discusses what the league trade market is looking like and what mindset the franchise... Read more ...

Steve Yzerman on navigating draft without 1st-round pick

Steve Yzerman on navigating draft without 1st-round pick

Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman discusses going into the first night of the draft without a first-round pick and the importance of scouting when it comes to... Read more ...

NHL Draft 2018: Rasmus Dahlin can change conversation around defensemen...

NHL Draft 2018: Rasmus Dahlin can change conversation around defensemen taken No. 1 overall

With comparisons to Swedish countrymen Erik Karlsson and Victor Hedman, uber prospect and presumptive 2018 top pick Rasmus Dahlin defies the first overall defenseman stereotype. Read more ...

5 must-see games on the 2018-19 NHL schedule

5 must-see games on the 2018-19 NHL schedule

Mark your calendars: The NHL schedule is here. The league announced the full slate of games for the 2018-19 season Thursday afternoon. The schedule offers plenty of reasons to... Read more ...

NHL Draft Trade Tree: Schenn, van Riemsdyk and busy Garth Snow

NHL Draft Trade Tree: Schenn, van Riemsdyk and busy Garth Snow

Hot from the summer sun? Why not cool off under the shade of a Trade Tree? On the eve of the 2018 NHL Draft, and with deals expected to happen faster than you can say, “Mike... Read more ...

10 Thoughts: Bergevin looking to add centre, defenceman for Canadiens

10 Thoughts: Bergevin looking to add centre, defenceman for Canadiens

Some quickie gossip from Dallas, home of your 2018 NHL Draft: 1. First, here is Sam Cosentino's latest mock draft. Sam works hard, so I put a lot of faith in his picks. One... Read more ...

Salary cap set at $79.5 million for 2018-19 NHL season

Salary cap set at $79.5 million for 2018-19 NHL season

General managers looking to make moves at the NHL draft found out the salary cap for next season will be $79.5 million, an increase of $4.5 million from last year Read more ...

Rangers have some free-agent chips ahead of NHL draft

Rangers have some free-agent chips ahead of NHL draft

DALLAS - Jeff Gorton was not really entertaining the idea spewed by a few outsiders that the Rangers aren't fully committed to this rebuild. Instead, the Blueshirts' general... Read more ...