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Barry Trotz calls fans' racist taunts at Devante Smith-Pelly 'disgusting'
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Four fans were ejected from the? Chicago Blackhawks' 7-1 home victory over the Washington Capitals on Saturday night after making racist comments toward Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. Smith-Pelly, who is black, was in the penalty box in the third period after a fight with Blackhawks defenseman Connor Murphy. He was seen becoming visibly upset with […]

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Fans ejected for racist taunts toward Capitals' Smith-Pelly
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Four Chicago Blackhawks fans were ejected during Saturday night's game after making racist taunts toward Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly. Capitals coach Barry Trotz called the incident "disgusting" and racially motivated, and the league office also condemned the behavior. The 25-year-old Smith-Pelly, who is black, was in the penalty box in the third period of […]

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NHL condemns racial abuse of Capitals player
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The National Hockey League reacted with condemnation on Sunday after Washington Capitals player Devante Smith-Pelly was racially abused during his team's road game against the Chicago Blackhawks. Smith-Pelly, who is African-American, was subjected to racist taunts by four male fans on Saturday at Chicago's United Center while he served a penalty for fighting. "Last night […]

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Ritchie scores in 11th round of SO, Ducks beat Wild 3-2
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''It seems like once it gets over five or six (rounds) it can go over 15 sometimes, so there was a good chance I was going to get a shot there and I capitalized on it,'' said Ritchie, whose quick shot split the pads of Devan Dubnyk. Ritchie missed his other shootout attempt this season. […]

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Nathan MacKinnon set for return after eight-game layoff
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Nathan MacKinnon declared himself fit on Saturday. MacKinnon has missed eight games with an upper-body injury, going down at a time when the Avalanche were thriving off his impressive play. The former No. 1 pick in the NHL Draft left second in NHL scoring with 61 points, although he’s fallen a bit behind now, sitting […]

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Mirai Nagasu was once a hidden Olympian in plain view
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In 2014, Mirai Nagasu moved from her native California to Colorado Springs, to train with the elite Broadmoor Skating Club near the U.S. Olympic Training Center. Nagasu had finished fourth at the Vancouver Olympics in 2010, but despite finishing third at the U.S. Championships in 2014, was passed over by U.S. Figure Skating and sat […]

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Blackhawks rout Caps 7-1 to end 8-game losing streak
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Jonathan Toews and the Chicago Blackhawks finally broke out of a frustrating tailspin, and they did it convincingly against one of the NHL's top teams. Toews had a goal and two assists and the Blackhawks ripped the Washington Capitals 7-1 on Saturday night to end an eight-game losing streak. Patrick Kane, Brandon Saad and Ryan […]

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Black NHL player Devante Smith-Pelly taunted by Chicago fans
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A visiting black player was taunted by four male fans shouting "basketball, basketball, basketball" Saturday night during the Chicago Blackhawks' game against the Washington Capitals. Washington's Devante Smith-Pelly was serving a major penalty for fighting Chicago's Connor Murphy when the fans taunted him in the penalty box. "We were made aware of an incident at […]

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Bishop stops 27 shots as Blues holds off Stars, 2-1
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With his team getting nearly doubled up on shots, Ben Bishop stopped nearly every one that came his way. Bishop stopped 27 shots and the Dallas Stars held on to beat St. Louis 2-1 on Friday night, moving past the Blues into third place in the Central Division. ''The goalie was the best player in […]

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Trending Topics: The future isn't bright in Chicago
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While the Chicago Blackhawks have had quite an impressive run, it seems that the league has now passed the team by. Seems like we’ve all pretty much decided that’s it for Chicago this season, and understandably so. Certainly some of the moves they’ve made over the past few seasons, coupled with the surprise-not-surprise retirement of […]

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Russians rout Slovenia 8-2 in Olympic hockey
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The Russian hockey team is starting to look a lot more like the Olympic favorite everyone expected it to be. Minnesota Wild prospect Kirill Kaprizov led the way Friday with a hat trick in an 8-2 rout of Slovenia as the Russians rebounded from a surprising 3-2 loss to Slovakia in their opener. "We're the […]

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Avalanche blank Habs for 10th straight home win
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Carl Soderberg and Alexander Kerfoot scored, and Semyon Varlamov stopped all 44 shots he faced as the Colorado Avalanche beat the Montreal Canadiens 2-0 on Wednesday night in Denver to equal a franchise record with a 10th consecutive home-ice victory. Colorado's last loss at the Pepsi Center was Dec. 27. The last time the organization […]

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