Washington Capitals

VANCOUVER — Nicklas Backstrom scored the shootout winner and the Washington Capitals completed a massive comeback to beat the Canucks 6-5 in Vancouver on Friday night. Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers) The Canucks (6-3-1) had a four-goal lead late in the second period but couldn’t withstand a late surge from the Capitals (8-2-3). Evgeny Kuznetsov and
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In 2018, the Washington Capitals’ Stanley Cup victory put an exclamation point on the growing popularity of the sport in the nation’s capital. To be sure, there have been fits and spurts for the sport since the team landed in the region. Their 1998 Final appearance, moving the team and the rink downtown, and Alex
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Notes on the Maple Leafs, Flames, Jets, Avalanche, Capitals, Canucks and Canadiens James (@Account4hockey): Elliotte Friedman on WGR 550 yesterday. Friedman thinks that the Toronto Maple Leafs had decided already who their next captain would be before the Auston Matthews news was made public – John Tavares. There were some within the organization that wanted
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