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Hockey Enforcer's Punch Answers Rival Executive Who Called Him A Coward
"I read the stuff that's said after last season and leading up to it," the Washington Capitals' Tom Wilson said after brutally pummeling Pittsburgh's Jamie Oleksiak.
NHL Player’s Emotional Tribute To Father With Alzheimer’s Will Melt Your Heart
T.J. Oshie fights back tears in powerful postgame interviews.
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Washington Capitals Defeat Vegas Golden Knights To Win The Stanley Cup
By Frank Pingue, Reuters
Washington won the series 4-1, capturing the final four games.
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Black Hockey Player Taunted With Racist Chant In Chicago
“It’s sad that in 2018 we’re still talking about the same thing," said Washington Capitals hockey player Devante Smith-Pelly.
Pulses Of Love Conquer Hate From Orlando To D.C.
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We can no longer let our parents, co-workers, friends, and school children be stolen by violence. We cannot let another life be claimed.
NHL Player Patrick Wey Retires At 24 Due To Concussions
A sad end to a once-promising career.
Alex Ovechkin Stars In Awkward Russian Music Video
Whatever you do, don't look directly into his eyes. If you do, your best method of escape is to maintain eye contact while
Hockey Player Makes 'Dream Come True' For Young Fan Who Has Down Syndrome
"It was a dream come true; give me a high-five," Ann told the athlete after their successful date, NHL Insider reported. "Go
Tim Thomas Robbed Mike Green With An Incredible Save After Falling Down (VIDEO)
Despite falling down in the middle of a breakaway, Florida Panthers goalie Tim Thomas still managed to rob Capitals defenseman
8-Year-Old Boy Knocks Out His Cancer, Then An NHL Player (VIDEO)
Six months of chemotherapy and two years of symptom-free life later, Nienaber's family is glad to have their little slugger
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Brendan Witt on Today's NHL: 'Bunch of Wimps'
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With an adherent to old-school hockey's philosophy of shedding the mitts and playing to the final buzzer, this NHL enforcer piled up 1,424 penalty minutes in 890 career regular season games. A handful stand out in the annals of hockey tussles.
Caps Winger Tom Wilson Injures Flyers' Brayden Schenn With Violent Hit (VIDEO)
Wilson received a game misconduct along with five-minute majors for fighting and charging. WATCH VIDEO ABOVE Schenn got possession
Washington Capitals Send Happy Holiday Wishes By Rocking Out To 'Jingle Bells' (VIDEO)
video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals sent along their happy
Alex Ovechkin Fan Beard: Capitals Supporter Shows Off Epic Facial Hair (PHOTO, GIF)
(GIF via @sbnation) (h/t Russian Machine Never Breaks) One diehard Capitals fan showed unwavering support for Alex Ovechkin
Steven Oleksy Breaks Skate During Capitals-Canucks Game (VIDEO)
Washington Capitals blueliner Steven Oleksy had a little trouble getting off the ice after he broke his skate during a game
Mike Green Flips Over Boards After Missed Check In Capitals-Oilers Game (VIDEO)
Capitals defenseman Mike Green looked more like acrobatic Tigers outfielder Torii Hunter on Monday night when he flew over
NHL Opening Night: Blackhawks, Ovechkin, Parros Injury Among 5 Things That Stood Out
The Chicago Blackhawks celebrated their 2013 Stanley Cup title one last time on Tuesday night. The team had a ceremony and
Maria Kirilenko Wishes Alex Ovechkin A Happy Birthday On Twitter (TWEET)
Russian tennis star Maria Kirilenko found a creative way to wish her fiancé, Alex Ovechkin, a happy birthday. Happy Birthday
Alex Ovechkin Complains About Referees After Capitals, Suggets NHL Conspiracy After Game 7 (VIDEO)
The Capitals have made six straight playoff appearances -- winning the Southeast division in five of those years -- but are
Alex Ovechkin Skates Slowly On Defense As Derek Stepan Scores Goal In Game 4 (VIDEO)
Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin came under fire for his lack of effort during a play that resulted in Derek Stepan's game
What's Right With Alex Ovechkin?
“What’s wrong with Alex Ovechkin?” It’s a question that became a cottage industry: How could the most dominant goal scorer
Eric Fehr Goal: Capitals Wings Scores Amazing Overtime Goal To Beat Bruins (VIDEO)
Nicklas Backstrom passed the puck to Fehr who gained the zone with two Bruins defenders right in front of him. The Caps' winger
Mike Milbury: Alex Ovechkin 'Should Be Ashamed Of Himself' (VIDEO)
It didn't get much better for Ovechkin and the Caps in the third period as they went on to lose, 4-1. (H/T to DC Sports Blog
Cam Ward Save: Hurricanes Goalie Robs Capitals' Joel Ward (VIDEO)
WATCH VIDEO ABOVE Midway through the second period with Washington leading by two goals, Caps winger Joel Ward (no relation
Troy Brouwer Calls Out Ex-Caps Teammate Alexander Semin
Alexander Semin is gone from the Washington Capitals but certainly not forgotten, at least by right wing Troy Brouwer. Semin
Despite Flashes Of Old, Alex Ovechkin Is Now Predictable And Pedestrian
A lot was made about the Washington Capitals' first four games of the season, and not just because they didn't win any of
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