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Conference Finals Preview: Fresh blood good for NHL

Unlike the past decade that’s been largely dominated by the Penguins, Blackhawks and Kings who combined for eight of the last nine Stanley Cups, there’s fresh blood in the Conference Finals which start tonight in Tampa with the Lightning hosting … Continue reading

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Ovechkin Caps finally get better of Crosby Pens

It had to happen eventually. In a year where most pundits including myself wrote them off even after they won the Metro Division, the Capitals finally proved they were better than the Penguins. Indeed, the Ovechkin Caps are moving on … Continue reading

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Andersson records first NHL assist in overtime loss

The first meaningless regular season game in the Henrik Lundqvist Era took place last night in D.C. Previously, the Rangers had never played a game in which the playoffs weren’t a possibility since ’05-06. So Game 76 of 82 was … Continue reading

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Caps dominate Pens to force seventh game, Rangers top players must deliver

New Post: The Caps show heart to force Game 7, can Lundqvist and Rangers?

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No Crosby, No Problem for Pens

Who needs Sidney Crosby? Not the Pens. They beat the Caps without him defeating hockey’s biggest chokers 3-2 to take Game 4 and go up 3-1 in the Metropolitan Division Final series. Marc-Andre Fleury was again the story stopping 36 … Continue reading

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MacArthur sets up Rangers/Senators, Johansson sets up Pens/Caps

Some great 2nd round series coming in the East. Pens vs Caps. Rangers vs Sens

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Rangers brutalized and humiliated by Caps

The Rangers were brutalized by the Caps. It was a total embarrassment. #NYR Continue reading

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Are the Islanders back?

New Post: Fresh off a big 5-3 win over the #Pens, @nyislanders look to make it 3 in a row at #Caps. Continue reading

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WCH2016: Sweden holds off Ovechkin, Russia 2-1

Sweden was the better team and held off Ovechkin and Russia in the final frantic minute to win 2-1. #WCH2016 Continue reading

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Rangers blow comeback in heartbreaking loss to Ovechkin, Caps

For two periods, the Rangers couldn’t get much accomplished against the stingy Capitals who play about as dull a defensive style as humanly possible. The first 40 minutes belonged to the visitors who led 2-0 capitalizing on two mistakes. That … Continue reading

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