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  1. The race is on for NHL’s ice architect Dan Craig to build Winter Classic rink on time

    Dec 24, 2010, 7:00 AM EST

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    Most hockey fans think the Winter Classic can’t get here soon enough. But for Dan Craig – the man building the custom rink on Heinz Field – it’s a stressful fight against the clock. Click “Read More” to find out about the process.

  2. Why tonight’s Penguins-Capitals showdown is huge for Washington

    Dec 23, 2010, 6:26 PM EST

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    Tonight’s Pens-Caps match up might be just one game, but for the Capitals it’s their chance to prove that their slump and hard times are truly behind them.

  3. Around the rink – Thursday, December 23rd

    Dec 23, 2010, 2:53 PM EST

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    With no games happening on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day, the NHL is unleashing the beast tonight with 13 games highlighted by a Winter Classic preview showdown in Washington.

  4. 24/7’s second episode shows us Bruce Boudreau might actually have a handle on things

    Dec 23, 2010, 8:00 AM EST

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    The latest episode of HBO’s 24/7 shows us that Bruce Boudreau seems to have a better handle on the locker room while the Caps don’t seem to handle criticism all too well.

  5. Three things to watch for on tonight’s episode of 24/7

    Dec 22, 2010, 7:00 PM EST

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    The next episode of HBO’s 24/7 Penguins/Capitals Road to the Winter Classic is on the way tonight and we’ve got some ideas on what to look out for.

  6. Video: Episode one of 24/7 Penguins/Capitals Road to the Winter Classic

    Dec 22, 2010, 11:35 AM EST

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    Here it is, the full first episode of HBO’s 24/7 to help you better get ready for episode two tonight. Yes, it’s censored so you can watch it at work or with your kids.

  7. Gary Bettman isn’t bothered by Bruce Boudreau’s potty mouth

    Dec 21, 2010, 6:57 PM EST

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    Bruce Boudreau’s mother didn’t like it, but Gary Bettman calls the profanity-packed speech by the Capitals’ coach part of “the ultimate reality show.”

  8. Information on episode 2 of ’24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic’

    Dec 20, 2010, 1:30 PM EST

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    Want some information on the second episode of HBO’s “24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic”? Click Read More.

  9. Capitals end their losing skid with 3-2 win against Ottawa; Washington gets Southeast lead back

    Dec 19, 2010, 10:30 PM EST

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    The Capitals can let out a brief sigh of relief, as they regained the lead in the Southeast Division with a win over the Senators tonight.

  10. Bruins extend Capitals’ losing streak to eight games; Atlanta takes Southeast Division lead

    Dec 18, 2010, 10:02 PM EST

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    The bad news: Washington lost its eight game in a row. The even worse news: they’re not even the No. 1 team in the Southeast anymore, as Atlanta took the division lead.

  11. Washington Capitals hand John Erskine a two-year, $3M contract extension

    Dec 17, 2010, 1:35 PM EST

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    John Erskine signed a two-year extension with the Washington Capitals, reportedly worth $3 million overall and $1.5 million per season.

  12. Snap review: 24/7 Penguins/Capitals an instant classic

    Dec 16, 2010, 12:10 AM EST

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    If you missed the debut of HBO’s 24/7 based around the Penguins and Capitals leading up to the Winter Classic… You really missed out on something special.

  13. Video: 24/7 Road to the Winter Classic with Dan Bylsma and Bruce Boudreau

    Dec 8, 2010, 5:27 PM EST

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    Our latest preview video for HBO’s 24/7 Penguins/Capitals: Road to the Winter Classic features the head coaches and what they think of taking part in this.

  14. 24/7 Winter Classic Video: Brooks Laich

    Dec 7, 2010, 1:34 AM EST

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    Check out this captivating video of Washington Capitals forward Brooks Laich discussing the upcoming Winter Classic as part of HBO’s 24/7 series.

  15. Around the Rink – Monday, October 25

    Oct 25, 2010, 4:17 PM EST

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    We normally put up our previews earlier in the day, but this Monday’s been jam packed with hockey fun (you’re going to have to click on “older posts” to see the first entry of the day). Let’s take a look at today’s sparse schedule of three games now that the dust cleared … a bit.…

  16. Organizers hope to preserve the arena in which 'The Miracle on Ice' took place

    Sep 24, 2010, 5:00 PM EST

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    You know an event was special when even the creative by-products of those moments provide an incredible experience. From Disney’s feature film “Miracle” to HBO’s fantastic documentary “Do you believe in Miracles?” all the way down to the sorely under-appreciated book “The Boys of Winter,” I just cannot get enough retrospectives on the 1980 U.S.…

  17. The PHT Nightcap: Thursday, September 24th

    Sep 24, 2010, 2:00 AM EST

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    Even in the depressingly hockey-free summer, we expect to be a productive bunch here at Pro Hockey Talk. Sometimes it might be difficult to follow our pace. We understand that. For that reason, whenever we can, we’ll put all of the day’s stories in one convenient post called the PHT Nightcap. Enjoy, hockey fans. Wild…

  18. Kovalchuk contract has been submitted for approval, NHL has up to five days to decide

    Aug 27, 2010, 4:07 PM EST

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    Here’s the update on what’s going on with Ilya Kovalchuk. ESPN’s EJ Hradek tweets that Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly has confirmed that a contract has been submitted to the NHL for approval. As part of the process, the NHL has five days to go over it and decide if it passes muster. Yahoo’s Dmitry Chesnokov…

  19. Skepticism surrounds the World Hockey Summit in Toronto

    Aug 23, 2010, 9:30 AM EST

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    Some of the big news of the week is going to surround the World Hockey Summit going on in Toronto. About the only thing that can stop people from talking about that this week would be Ilya Kovalchuk signing and we haven’t heard from him in a few weeks.  The World Hockey Summit brings together…

  20. Flames prospect battles back after surviving blood clot scare

    Aug 22, 2010, 1:57 PM EST

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    It’s not always injuries that occur on the ice that can threaten a player’s career. Sometimes it’s something you don’t realize is there until it’s sometimes too late. Take the case of Calgary Flames. Two years ago, Flames prospect Mickey Renaud died because of a genetic heart condition. This year, prospect Matt Pelech found his…

  21. Hockey writers poke fun at possible rule changes from R&D camp

    Aug 21, 2010, 6:30 PM EST

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    Whenever the NHL discusses making changes – particularly ones that are off the beaten path – they make life pretty simple and easy for satirists and bloggers. So it’s probably no surprise that while blogs such as our own did indeed pour over a ton of the details, some of the funniest hockey writers had…

  22. Broad Street Bullies Era Flyers named fourth 'most hated' sports team of all-time

    Jul 28, 2010, 6:00 PM EST

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    Falling behind two reviled creations of football coach Jimmy Johnson (the Miami Hurricanes and the Dallas Cowboys) along with the “Bad Boys” era Detroit Pistons, Sports Illustrated named the Broad Street Bullies the fourth “most hated” sports team of all-time. (Eh, I think this is a case of bigger sports getting the nod because the…

  23. Atlanta Thrashers fans gladly pass on Kovalchuk 'drama'

    Jul 19, 2010, 11:30 AM EST

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    At the 18 day mark, we may just run out of thesaurus entries for the word “exhausting” when describing the Ilya Kovalchuk saga. Dare someone use the headline “Ilyawn” at this point? The give-and-take between the Russian winger and the Los Angeles Kings/New Jersey Devils has been drawn out beyond well-worn boundaries, not unlike the…

  24. Quick hits: Kovalchuk to decide today, Chara talks begin, Versteeg's day with Cup

    Jul 5, 2010, 12:30 PM EST

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    Here are a few quick hits from around the league. Ilya Kovalchuk’s (American) agent Jay Grossman says that the Russian winger is looking to make his decision today. That’s good news, because my l, y, and k keys have been getting an unusual amount of exercise lately. (Seriously, though, I don’t know about you ……

  25. Congress passes resolution to honor Chicago Blackhawks

    Jun 29, 2010, 10:34 PM EST

    The sport of hockey has seen a massive jump in popularity over the past season, as evidenced by the support shown the United States in the World Juniors and the Olympics and by the historic jump in ratings in the postseason. The rise in national attention and popularity is also due to having the Chicago…

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