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  1. Caps’ Johansson signs in Swedish second division

    Oct 30, 2012, 1:00 PM EDT

    Marcus Johhansson

    Another big get for the Allsvenskan

  2. KHL cancels Brooklyn games

    Oct 26, 2012, 10:48 AM EDT

    KHL logo

    Thus denying Ovechkin and Kovalchuk a chance to visit Little Odessa.

  3. Nicklas Backstrom wears 99 in KHL

    Oct 22, 2012, 8:09 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Wayne Gretzky’s number is retired throughout the NHL, but that doesn’t extend to Europe.

  4. Jets need Evander Kane to take another step forward

    Aug 6, 2012, 8:13 PM EDT

    Evander Kane

    Well, first they need to re-sign him…

  5. Poll: Who will win the Southeast Division?

    Aug 4, 2012, 5:17 PM EDT

    Jordan Staal Eric Staal

    It was the closest in the NHL last season.

  6. Will the Capitals miss Alex Semin?

    Jul 31, 2012, 8:45 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    The former 40-goal scorer is now plying his trade in Carolina.

  7. Green “a hundred percent” certain he can pile up points next season

    Jul 17, 2012, 1:27 PM EDT

    Mike Green

    Is looking forward to playing under Adam Oates.

  8. Minnesota introduces Parise and Suter — its new alternate captains

    Jul 9, 2012, 1:52 PM EDT

    Parise Suter

    Of note, Parise’s wearing his dad’s old No. 11.

  9. Report: Capitals likely to trade Alexander Semin’s rights

    Jun 27, 2012, 6:30 PM EDT

    Russia's ice hockey team player Alexande

    Recent events gave at least some credence to keeping him around, but not enough …

  10. Brooks Laich tried to convince Dale Hunter to stay on as Caps coach

    May 15, 2012, 5:45 PM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    …and other musings from a team clearly disappointed to lose its bench boss.

  11. Backstrom on Hunter departure: “It’s not good”

    May 14, 2012, 2:56 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Meanwhile, Alex Ovechkin wasn’t exactly sobbing.

  12. PHT Morning Skate: Where Martin Brodeur talks a great game

    May 14, 2012, 8:14 AM EDT

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    Eric Wellwood, Martin Brodeur

    He even compares himself to Henrik Lundqvist. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  13. And then there were four: Capitals fall just short in Game 7

    May 12, 2012, 10:35 PM EDT

    capitalsgroup

    Alex Ovechkin’s Capitals still don’t know the glory of the conference finals.

  14. Brooks Laich: “You can play against skill. You can defend against skill.”

    May 9, 2012, 10:21 AM EDT

    Brooks Laich

    He’s apparently quite happy being part of a grind-it-out team these days.

  15. Nicklas Backstrom drawing Peter Forsberg comparisons

    May 7, 2012, 12:58 PM EDT

    Backstrom

    From his Capitals teammates, mind you.

  16. Discuss: Caps big guns fire away, tie series at 2-2

    May 5, 2012, 3:12 PM EDT

    Roman Hamrlik, Alex Ovechkin

    Goals from Ovechkin, Backstrom, and Green all help Washington secure a 3-2 victory in Game 4.

  17. Reunited? Ovechkin and Backstrom practice on same line

    May 2, 2012, 10:43 AM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom, Alex Ovechkin

    Could we see the dynamic duo back together tonight in Game 3?

  18. Caps may be winning, but at what cost?

    May 1, 2012, 2:49 PM EDT

    Caps win

    There’s more to selling tickets than winning.

  19. Everyone welcome Alex Semin to the fourth line

    Apr 29, 2012, 12:24 PM EDT

    Alexander Semin

    Taking two penalties and earning a -1 plus/minus rating comes with consequences.

  20. Ovechkin sees limited ice time again in Game 7

    Apr 25, 2012, 11:17 PM EDT

    ovechkintrippedgetty

    Can the Capitals keep winning this way?

  21. Hunter’s Game 7 advice to Caps: “Have fun with it”

    Apr 23, 2012, 5:10 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Washington’s Game 7 hero from 1988 wants his players to enjoy the moment.

  22. 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: What We’ve Learned

    Apr 22, 2012, 11:35 PM EDT

    girouxpumpedupgetty

    More than just “we don’t know anything,” by the way.

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