1. Alex Ovechkin Says He Will Still Play for Russia in 2018 Olympic Games

    Washington Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin said Tuesday he's still planning to represent Russia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, even if the National Hockey League stands by its decision not to participate...

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  2. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Updated Postseason Picture and Stanley Cup Bracket

    The 2017 NHL season comes to an end on Sunday, setting the stage for the Stanley Cup playoffs as the Pittsburgh Penguins look to defend their crown...

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  3. Michal Neuvirth Released from Hospital After Collapsing, All Testing Was Normal

    The Philadelphia Flyers have announced goalie Michal Neuvirth has been released from the hospital Sunday after all diagnostic testing was found to be normal...

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  4. Flyers' Michal Neuvirth Taken off Ice on Stretcher After Collapsing

    Philadelphia Flyers goaltender Michal Neuvirth was stretchered off the ice midway through the first period of Saturday's game against the New Jersey Devils after he collapsed during a stoppage in play...

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  5. John Tavares Week-to-Week with Lower Body Injury

    New York Islanders center John Tavares suffered a lower body injury that could very well end his season, as the team announced Saturday morning he is week-to-week with the injury...

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  6. Patrik Elias Retires from NHL After 19 Seasons

    Longtime New Jersey Devils forward Patrik Elias announced Friday he will retire after 19 NHL seasons...

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  7. Detroit Red Wings Miss Playoffs for 1st Time in 26 Seasons

    For the first time in 26 seasons, the Detroit Red Wings won't make an appearance in the Stanley Cup playoffs. The Red Wings' fate was sealed Tuesday night following a confluence of events in the Eastern Conference...

    Alec Nathan Written by Alec Nathan about 3 months ago 12,939 reads 0 comments

  8. Hurricanes' Eddie Lack Hospitalized After Collision with Andreas Athanasiou

    Carolina Hurricanes goalie Eddie Lack was hospitalized after Andreas Athanasiou collided with him while scoring a game-winning goal to hand the Detroit Red Wings a 4-3 overtime victory Monday night...

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  9. Adorable Dog Plays Fetch with Puck on Ice Before Capitals Game

    Somewhere, Air Bud is smiling. Before defeating the Arizona Coyotes, 4-1, on Saturday, the Washington Capitals let a golden retriever play fetch with a police officer on the ice...

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  10. Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk Calls Sidney Crosby 'A Whiner Beyond Belief'

    Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk believes Pittsburgh Penguins superstar Sidney Crosby , whom he called a "whiner," should have received a harsh punishment for the slash on Sens defenseman Marc Methot during Thursday night's game...

    Tim Daniels Written by Tim Daniels about 3 months ago 24,765 reads 0 comments

  11. Rasmus Ristolainen Suspended 3 Games for Hit on Penguins Forward Jake Guentzel

    Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen has been suspended three games by the NHL for his hit on Jake Guentzel of the Pittsburgh Penguins , per SiriusXM NHL . The hit took place Tuesday on a play away from the puck...

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  12. Mario Lemieux Sends Letter, Signed Hockey Puck to Child in Hospital

    Mario Lemieux sent an unsolicited letter and signed hockey puck to a young girl hospitalized in Pittsburgh. Colin Dunlap, a radio host on Pittsburgh's 93...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 3 months ago 3,739 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Playoff Standings 2017: Latest Stanley Cup Odds and Wild-Card Predictions

    Is this finally the year for the Washington Capitals? The squad has all of the pieces to finally break through and win its first Stanley Cup , but a recent slump and a slew of ...

    Brian Marron Written by Brian Marron about 3 months ago 22,325 reads 0 comments

  14. Calling Contender or Pretender for the NHL's Top Teams in 2016-17

    The NHL 's regular season ends on April 15. The top teams in the standings, such as the Washington Capitals, Chicago Blackhawks and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, will be among the favorites to reach this year's Cup Final...

    Lyle Richardson Written by Lyle Richardson about 3 months ago 6,814 reads 0 comments

  15. Maple Leafs Rookie Class Nearing Franchise Goal Record

    When Nikita Soshnikov scored his fifth goal of the season late in the second period of Wednesday's 7-2 loss to the Florida Panthers , it marked the 100th goal scored by a Toronto Maple Leafs rookie this season, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  16. Dennis Wideman Suspension Reduction Upheld by Judge

    On Wednesday, Greg Wyshynski of Yahoo Sports reported the NHL lost an appeal of a neutral arbitrator's decision to reduce Calgary Flames defenseman Dennis Wideman 's suspension from 20 games to 10 for hitting a linesman...

    Scott Polacek Written by Scott Polacek about 4 months ago 12,458 reads 0 comments

  17. Kevin Shattenkirk Suspended 2 Games for Charging Kevin Gravel

    The NHL 's Department of Player Safety announced Sunday that Washington Capitals defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk received a two-game suspension for charging Los Angeles Kings defenseman Kevin Gravel during the Capitals' 4-2 loss Saturday night...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 5,295 reads 0 comments

  18. Norwegian Hockey Playoff Game Goes into Record 8 Overtimes

    The Storhamar Dragons and Sparta Warriors are believed to have made hockey history Monday. The two Norwegian hockey teams played into eight overtimes during a playoff game, ...

    Joseph Zucker Written by Joseph Zucker about 4 months ago 10,868 reads 0 comments

  19. Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund Suits Up as Hockey Goaltender

    It's about time somebody on the internet posted a video of an animal engaging in human activity. Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund is a wiener dog with over 1.6 million Facebook followers and the subject of a New York Times bestselling book...

    Andrew Gould Written by Andrew Gould about 4 months ago 28,331 reads 0 comments

  20. Henrik Lundqvist Ruled Out 2-3 Weeks with Lower Body Injury

    New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist will miss two to three weeks with a lower body injury, the team announced Saturday. Lundqvist has solidified himself as one of the league's top netminders over the past decade...

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  21. Matt Murray Breaks Penguins Rookie Record for Wins

    Pittsburgh Penguins goaltender Matt Murray notched his 25th win of the season Wednesday evening against the Winnipeg Jets , passing Gary Inness for the most wins by a rookie netminder in franchise history, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  22. Junior Hockey League Player Climbs over Glass to Fight Fans

    A Canadian junior league hockey playoff game between the Southern Sting and Grand Lake Moose took an ugly turn when a Moose player climbed into the stands and brawled with fans...

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  23. Joe Thornton Becomes 13th Player in NHL History to Record 1,000 Career Assists

    San Jose Sharks center Joe Thornton joined an exclusive list during his team's 3-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets ...

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  24. Sergei Bobrovsky Sets Blue Jackets' Single-Season Wins Record

    Columbus Blue Jackets goaltender Sergei Bobrovsky notched his 34th win of the season in Sunday's 3-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils , breaking the team's franchise record single-season record, per Sportsnet Stats ...

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  25. Adam McQuaid's Neck Cut by Teammate David Backes' Skate, Receives 25 Stitches

    Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid needed 25 stitches after teammate David Backes' skate lacerated his neck in Saturday's game against the New Jersey Devils ...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 4 months ago 35,734 reads 0 comments