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Rock the gray: Old Capitals still contending for Stanley Cup

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are going gray gracefully with an eye on winning the big silver trophy one more time. More than three years removed from hoisting the Stanley Cup, the Capitals are once again of the NHL's oldest teams. Players think that's a good thing, with the bulk of the championship core still around and their sights set on extending their playoff streak to seven.
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USHL icon Barzee to receive 2021 Lester Patrick Trophy

NEW YORK - The National Hockey League today announced that Jack Barzee (New Haven, Conn.) has been named the recipient of the 2021 Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. The annual award, one of the most prestigious in hockey, was presented to the National...
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Senators trade Logan Brown to Blues for Zach Sanford

The Ottawa Senators and St. Louis Blues were involved in an intriguing National Hockey League trade on Saturday. The Senators dealt center Logan Brown of Raleigh, NC and a conditional fourth round draft pick in the 2022 National Hockey League Entry Draft to the Blues for left winger Zach Sanford of Salem, Massachusetts according to Rogers Sportsnet.

Boston Bruins: A perfect preseason start for Jake DeBrusk

For the entirety of the off-season, Jake DeBrusk was in the rumor mill. Whether or not the Boston Bruins were actually shopping him does not really matter now, as the 24-year-old winger should be with the team to start the season. He was one of the fans’ primary punching bags last season, as he scored just five goals and recorded 14 points in 41 games. However, now he has a fresh start and already seems to be taking advantage of it.

Carolina Hurricanes vs. Tampa Bay Lightning: Preview, Lineups and Game Discussion

Tampa Bay Lightning (0-0) at Carolina Hurricanes (0-0) Hockey is back in Raleigh. The Carolina Hurricanes open up their four-game preseason slate Tuesday night in PNC Arena, playing host to the team that knocked them out of last year’s postseason, the Tampa Bay Lightning. “It’s the first game,” said head...
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3 Sabres Storylines to Follow in Preseason Opener

May 8 was the last time the Buffalo Sabres played an NHL game. Though the preseason is meant for player analysis, training, and getting back in the flow of competition, this season has a different feel. It has a normal feel. The Sabres’ preseason opener on Tuesday, Sept. 28, is highly anticipated.

Report: NHL investigating Evander Kane for potential COVID-19 protocol violation

The NHL is looking into the possibility that San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane violated the league's COVID-19 protocols, reports Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman. After clearing Kane in a gambling investigation last week, the NHL continued to focus on him over separate allegations in two subsequent probes. "Both allege potential wrongdoing...
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Mathieu Perreault: 4 Things to Know About the Canadiens Forward

The forward depth of the Montreal Canadiens suffered during the offseason following the departures of Phillip Danault, Jesperi Kotkaniemi, Corey Perry, Eric Staal and Tomas Tatar. General manager Marc Bergevin has done his best to replace these missing pieces, including signing 13-year NHL veteran Mathieu Perreault during free agency. Here...

Boston Bruins: Whether you like it or not this Bruin deserves a chance

In the summer of 2018, the Boston Bruins lured free agent defenseman John Moore away from the New Jersey Devils to the tune of $ 13.75 million over five years. At just 27 years old Moore averaged 19, 22, and 18 points in his three prior campaigns with middling to below-average Devil teams. So the consensus surrounding the signing was largely considered to be positive.

Spencer Dinwiddie Tries to Advertise His Crypto App on His Own Team’s Jersey Patch; Has His Blockchain Blocked

A current NBA player just tried to put his own jersey patch ad on his own team’s uniform – and got rejected. Point guard Spencer Dinwiddie, who last summer signed a three-year, $62 million free agent deal with the Washington Wizards and is creator of the blockchain-based influencer app Calaxy, had his $12 million offer to the team nixed by the NBA.

Washington Capitals Player Preview: Lars Eller enters an interesting season in 2021-22

Lars Eller enters his sixth season with the Washington Capitals and perhaps an interesting scenario. With an injury to Nicklas Backstrom, he may have to step up from the third line to the second line. He left practice yesterday with a lower body injury but practiced today. Like many of the core, the health of Eller is big for a team trying to get past their first round woes.

Lysell Earns Another Look As Boston Bruins Make 1st Camp Cuts

BRIGHTON, Mass — While it’s been a certainty for some time that things are pretty close to locked with the Boston Bruins NHL roster in this training camp, young winger Fabian Lysell continues to carve out a favorable first impression. The 18-year-old Swedish winger will get another look in an exhibition game for the Boston Bruins on Tuesday night against the New York Ranger after earning the playing time through his performance in Sunday’s preseason opener vs. the Washington Capitals.

Ullmark, Nosek Set To Make Bruins Debuts Against Rangers Tuesday

Two of the notable 2021 free agent signings for the Boston Bruins will play their first game in a Bruins uniform on Tuesday night in New York against the Rangers. Goalie Linus Ullmark is slated to get his first start for the Boston Bruins and forward Tomas Nosek will be one of 13 forwards in the Bruins lineup at Madison Square Garden. Nosek, along with Ullmark, Nick Foligno, Erik Haula, and Derek Forbort were part of the free-agent splash Don Sweeney made on July 28, the first day of free agency. After Tuesday, Forbort and Foligno will be the only ones of that quintet yet to see game action for the Bruins. Haula played and scored a goal in the 3-2 win in the preseason opener against the Washington Capitals on Sunday.