Evgeny Kuznetsov's breakway goal 5:27 into overtime gave the Washington Capitals a 2-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 6 on Monday night, and a berth in the Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 20 years.
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Lacrosse equipment maker STX, which expanded earlier this year into hockey, is now selling ice hockey gloves and performance and recreational sticks in U.S. stores, the Baltimore company announced Monday.
Baltimore sports equipment maker STX said it will being selling ice hockey gear this spring after announcing multi-years deals with the National Hockey League and USA Hockey, the sport's amateur governing body. STX also announced a multi-year sponsorship agreement with Matt Moulson of the NHL's Buffalo Sabres.
It took until the fifth try and the eighth day of the season, but the Washington Capitals finally managed to put together a complete game under the guidance of first-year coach Adam Oates and come away with a victory.