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  1. Tarasenko ‘still can’t believe’ he made Russian Olympic team

    Jan 16, 2014, 7:31 PM EDT

    Vladimir Tarasenko

    Blues forward is the second-youngest player on the squad.

  2. Penguins win 13th in a row in Pittsburgh by beating Caps

    Jan 15, 2014, 10:49 PM EDT

    penscapsgetty

    They’ve topped Washington six times in a row.

  3. Update: Ovechkin appears to shake off injury scare

    Jan 15, 2014, 8:54 PM EDT

    ovechkingetty

    Could be a situation to watch.

  4. Get your game notes: Capitals at Penguins

    Jan 15, 2014, 10:26 AM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin, Sidney Crosby

    Crosby. Ovechkin. Tonight! On NBCSN.

  5. Rivalry Night on NBCSN: Cruising Crosby, Ovechkin collide

    Jan 15, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT

    Washington Capitals right wing Alex Ovechkin (8), of Russia, collides with Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) in the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    This might be the first season since 2009-10 that both players avoid major injuries or an off year.

  6. Ovechkin says Russia’s ‘mission’ is Olympic gold

    Jan 14, 2014, 5:08 PM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 7: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals looks on against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the game at Consol Energy Center on February 7, 2013 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

    “Olympics are probably the most important thing for Russians than any other athletes in the whole world.”

  7. PHT Morning Skate: Bolland ready to skate this week

    Jan 13, 2014, 8:15 AM EDT

    Dave Bolland

    That and all the links to start your day.

  8. Grabovski’s agent says he’ll ‘most likely’ stay in Washington

    Jan 11, 2014, 6:14 PM EDT

    mikhailgrabovskigetty

    Of course, he also said “we’ll see.”

  9. The Chip ‘n’ Chase: Canada’s chances at Olympic gold, the big ice, no Giroux, and more!

    Jan 8, 2014, 1:07 PM EDT

    Steve Yzerman, Mike Babcock

    Plus, how will Russia fare with so many KHLers in the lineup?

  10. NHL on NBCSN: ‘Hawks host Sharks in Western battle

    Jan 5, 2014, 9:25 AM EDT

    Duncan Keith, Patrick Marleau

    Two high-powered offenses face off in Chicago.

  11. Get your game notes: Winter Classic, Maple Leafs at Red Wings

    Jan 1, 2014, 9:05 AM EDT

    Pavel Datsyuk; James Reimer; John-Michael Liles

    Set to get underway at 1 p.m. ET from the University of Michigan’s Big House.

  12. Sens’ Neil won’t return after hurting himself checking Ovechkin

    Dec 30, 2013, 8:43 PM EDT

    chrisneilgetty

    Hit Washington’s star at your own peril, apparently.

  13. Ovechkin expresses sadness over Russian bombings ahead of Olympics

    Dec 30, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT

    Alex Ovechkin

    “It’s awful. I don’t know why people doing that kind of stuff.”

  14. Steen out indefinitely with a concussion

    Dec 28, 2013, 11:55 AM EDT

    Alexander Steen

    He’s second in the league in goals.

  15. Boudreau returns to DC, where he helped put hockey ‘front-and-center’

    Dec 23, 2013, 12:18 PM EDT

    Bruce Boudreau

    Brooks Laich has nothing but respect for his old coach.

  16. Versteeg on Kane: ‘He’s turning into a man; he’s not a little boy anymore’

    Dec 22, 2013, 11:19 AM EDT

    Patrick Kane

    He’s second in the league in points and an MVP candidate.

  17. Jagr ties Messier on goal-scoring list in Devils win

    Dec 21, 2013, 10:15 PM EDT

    jaromirjagrgetty

    He notched No. 694, moving to a tie for seventh.

  18. Capitals don’t see much wrong with Wilson’s hit on Schenn

    Dec 18, 2013, 9:45 AM EDT

    George McPhee

    GM George McPhee said it was “a great hit.”

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