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  • Capitals remain in reach of Southeast title, third seed in East

    With all eight playoff teams in the NHL's Eastern Conference set after Thursday's games, all that remains to be determined are the seedings and first-round matchups. Though, to hear forward Alex Ovechkin explain it, where they finish isn't weighing too...
  • Tight matchup turning into a hit

    W It was Brooks Laich who pointed out late Monday night that one never knows when a Stanley Cup playoff series will turn chippy — or worse — but that it is almost inevitable. "Sometimes it happens right away in the first game, sometimes it...
  • A suggested booking plan for John Cena until WrestleMania 29

    A suggested booking plan for John Cena until WrestleMania 29
    I would like nothing more than for Brock Lesnar to score a convincing and emphatic win over John Cena at Extreme Rules.Ridiculous match name aside (really, what's the difference between an Extreme Rules match, a no-DQ, no-countout match, a Chicago...
  • Caps composed, confident heading into Game 7 with Bruins

    As the Washington Capitals sat in the dressing room at their Arlington, Va., practice facility ahead of a flight to Boston for a final showdown with the Boston Bruins in this Eastern Conference quarterfinal series, the mood was noticeably loose....
  • Capitals trying to turn the trends on home ice

    After earning a split in New York to start their Eastern Conference semifinal series, it would appear that things are setting up nicely for the Washington Capitals. They return home to Verizon Center as the series against the New York Rangers shifts...
  • New Capitals coach Trotz has plans for Ovechkin

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Barry Trotz was late for an appointment because he was at the DMV, getting his first Virginia driver's license and plates. His son is enrolled in school, and he's lived in his new house long enough for the air conditioning to...
  • Ducks Coach Boudreau reacts to blasting in book by Teemu Selanne

    As the Ducks prepared for their future on the first day of training camp, Coach Bruce Boudreau had to address the past.   Retired right wing Teemu Selanne torched Boudreau in a 320-page book released in Selanne's native Finland on Thursday, but the...
  • Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin

    Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin
    Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks. Just two months after newly crowned British Open...
  • Commentary: Time to play Caps blame game

    It officially ended at 11:02 p.m. Eastern, 10:02 p.m. Central, on a rink with an empty net in Dallas. The Capitals were in a Raleigh, N.C., hotel Wednesday when a victory by Columbus over the Stars eliminated Alex Ovechkin and his franchise from...
  • Cannes 2014: For Soviet hockey icon Fetisov, a movie as history lesson

    Cannes 2014: For Soviet hockey icon Fetisov, a movie as history lesson
    Slava Fetisov remembers the moment like it was yesterday, the knock on his U.S. hotel room door when he was visiting the country as captain of the Soviet hockey team. Outside stood Lou Lamoriello, the New Jersey Devils general manager, with an offer of...
  • Washington Capitals fire coach, decline to renew contract of GM

    The underachieving Washington Capitals began making changes at the top Saturday, firing Adam Oates as coach and not renewing the contract of George McPhee, the general manager and a vice president. The NHL club made the announcements in a statement...
  • 10 games, 19 days, a whole lot of Hawks chaos

    10 games, 19 days, a whole lot of Hawks chaos
    It's a 10-game, 19-day sprint to the end of the regular season for the Blackhawks, and their potential playoff pairing remains up for grabs. As they chase St. Louis and fend off Colorado, here's what to expect from the final five-plus-five. TUESDAY...