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Months after falling to Penguins, Capitals work to move past playoff letdown
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Sometimes, when a team falls short in a playoff run, it feels a bit melodramatic to throw around words like “devastation.” In the case of the Washington Capitals falling to the Pittsburgh Penguins – yet again – during the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, a little melodrama almost seems appropriate. NHL.com’s Tom Gulitti caught up with a […]

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No. 60/100: Ovechkin snipes one past Fleury for 1000th NHL point
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What better way to get your 1000th NHL point than just 35 seconds into a game against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Alex Ovechkin makes history with a memorable night in January. ———————————————- Subscribe to Sportsnet on YouTube – http://sprtsnt.ca/2paAT2L Visit Sportsnet.ca for more sports news and highlights – http://www.sportsnet.ca Follow Sportsnet on Facebook – http://sprtsnt.ca/YTFB Follow […]

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Recapping the past few weeks of the Sharks offseason
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Hockey fans in the Bay Area know by now that Joe Thornton is returning to the San Jose Sharks and Patrick Marleau is not. That was the headline news coming out of free agency shortly after the calendar flipped to July. Of course, the dog days of the NHL offseason kick in after that, without much news between […]

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Colton Sissons's hat trick sends Predators past Ducks into Stanley Cup Final
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Tim McGraw's "I Like it, I Love it" cascaded down from the rafters at Bridgestone Arena late in the third period Monday night while Predators fans celebrated Colton Sissons's hat trick and eventual game-winning goal. Nashville topped the visiting Anaheim Ducks 6-3 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final and took the series, four […]

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Pontus Aberg's goal puts Predators past Ducks 3-1 in Game 5
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Pontus Aberg spent most of the season in the minors, and he had a part-time depth role for the Nashville Predators in these Stanley Cup playoffs until injuries thrust him into a key role in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals. Aberg scored his first career playoff goal with 8:59 to play, and the […]

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Aberg puts Predators past Ducks in Game 5
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Pontus Aberg scored his first career playoff goal with 8:59 to play, and the Nashville Predators moved to the brink of their first Stanley Cup Final with a 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Saturday night. Aberg scored on a rebound of Filip Forsberg's shot for the […]

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Penguins edge past Senators in Game 4 to even Eastern Conference Final
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A pair of second-period goals just 3:49 apart lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 win in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Final Friday night against the Ottawa Senators. Pittsburgh's victory ties the series at two games apiece. Already leading thanks to a goal in the first period from Olli Maatta, Sidney Crosby and […]

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Neal's OT goal puts Preds past Ducks 3-2 to open West final
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A few moments after James Neal crumpled Anaheim's Brandon Montour with a vicious check, the Nashville forward took a pass from P.K. Subban and ripped a shot past three Ducks for the winning overtime goal. Neal scored 9:24 into OT, Pekka Rinne made 27 saves and the Predators kicked off their first appearance in the […]

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Karlsson leads Senators past Rangers into East finals
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The New York Rangers pushed and pushed, but the resilient Senators held on – all the way to their first Eastern Conference final in 10 years. Karlsson had a goal and an assist, Craig Anderson made 37 saves and the Senators eliminated the Rangers with a 4-2 victory in Game 6 of their second-round series […]

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Trotz: Capitals can't hide from the past, but can change the future
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No one needs to remind the Washington Capitals what’s at stake. Heading into Monday's Game 6 in Pittsburgh, the two-time defending Presidents' Trophy winners face elimination at the hands of the rival Penguins for the second consecutive year. Related: Where do the Capitals go if they’re eliminated? Faced with the prospect of history repeating itself, […]

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Oilers pump five past Ducks in spirited first-period blitz
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The Edmonton Oilers responded with five first-period goals in Game 6 after their epic collapse versus the Anaheim Ducks in Game 5. After an epic collapse in Game 5, wherein which they coughed up three goals in the final three minutes and change before ultimately being pushed to the brink of elimination on Corey Perry’s […]

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Capitals rally past Penguins in Game 5 to avoid elimination
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It was quiet in the Washington Capitals' locker room during the second intermission as they stared down the prospect of the end of their season and last best chance at a Stanley Cup potentially being 20 minutes away. Nicklas Backstrom changed the course of the game with the tying goal and Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex […]

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