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  1. Capitals disagree with, don’t understand Backstrom suspension

    Apr 18, 2012, 2:04 PM EDT

    Backstrom

    “We do not understand why a suspension was imposed in this case while other incidents in this series have not been reviewed.”

  2. With Backstrom out for Game 4, Mike Knuble gets a shot to prove himself

    Apr 18, 2012, 11:57 AM EDT

    Mike Knuble

    In a scratch-filled season, a cagey veteran will try and make a difference.

  3. It’s official: Nicklas Backstrom suspended for Game 4

    Apr 17, 2012, 10:59 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    His late cross-check was worse than Dale Hunter thought.

  4. Dale Hunter says the Bruins are targeting Nicklas Backstrom’s head

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:52 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Hunter: “It is crossing the line. To grab his head all the time is not the right way to play.”

  5. Report: Backstrom has hearing with Shanahan over cross-check

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:34 PM EDT

    Backstrom Crosscheck

    NHL discipline czar is a busy man these days.

  6. Milan Lucic and Karl Alzner don’t seem to care for each other

    Apr 17, 2012, 9:52 AM EDT

    Milan Lucic, Brooks Laich

    Lucic: “I don’t even know what to say to show that I’m not a crybaby.”

  7. PHT Morning Skate: Where Don Cherry sticks up for Sidney Crosby

    Apr 17, 2012, 8:01 AM EDT

    Don Cherry

    This might be the least stunning development of the postseason. That and more in the Morning Skate.

  8. Chimera apologizes to Marchand for spear to groin

    Apr 17, 2012, 12:24 AM EDT

    chimeragetty

    Best reason to apologize ever? Best reason to apologize ever.

  9. Peverley on Backstrom: “He tried to cross-check me in the face”

    Apr 16, 2012, 11:39 PM EDT

    backstromgetty

    He seemed pretty indifferent about a suspension being necessary, though.

  10. Hunter thinks Backstrom’s cross-check “wasn’t that bad”

    Apr 16, 2012, 11:10 PM EDT

    Dale Hunter

    Caps coach doesn’t think it will result in a suspension.

  11. Nicklas Backstrom’s late cross-check could bring suspension

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:56 PM EDT

    Nicklas Backstrom

    Mike Vogel reports that a match penalty in the waning moments could mean an automatic review.

  12. Discuss: Bruins take back home ice advantage from Caps

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:26 PM EDT

    paillegetty

    Boston barely ekes out a 2-1 series lead with a 4-3 win against Washington.

  13. Caps fans bring Obama masks to taunt Tim Thomas

    Apr 16, 2012, 7:21 PM EDT

    obamamasks

    That’s some quality trolling.

  14. Even Brad Marchand knows the Bruins have to be better than they have been

    Apr 16, 2012, 10:47 AM EDT

    Brad Marchand

    “It’s a big time of year and we need guys to step up .”

  15. Will the Capitals need Neuvirth or Vokoun?

    Apr 14, 2012, 7:29 PM EDT

    BOSTON, MA - APRIL 14: The Washington Capitals celebrate a double overtime win against the Boston Bruins in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at TD Garden on April 14, 2012 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Steve Babineau NHLI via Getty Images)

    Braden Holtby has certainly been doing a great job in their absence.

  16. Alzner on Capitals: “We’re trying to be the people everybody wants to hate”

    Apr 14, 2012, 1:18 PM EDT

    Karl Alzner

    Looks like coach Dale Hunter is starting to rub off his team.

  17. NHL on NBC: Boston, Washington tangle in Game 2

    Apr 14, 2012, 2:58 AM EDT

    Ovi Seidenberg

    Bruins look to take 2-0 series lead, Caps look to solve Tim Thomas.

  18. Tale of the Tape: Bruins vs. Capitals

    Apr 14, 2012, 2:58 AM EDT

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    caps bruins

    Washington and Boston will do battle at TD Garden in Game 2 on Saturday.

  19. PHT Extra: Holtby shines, but Thomas still the star

    Apr 14, 2012, 2:56 AM EDT

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    Holtby Thomas

    A tale of two goaltenders…

  20. Boston’s Krejci “day-to-day” after getting nailed with pane of glass (Updated)

    Apr 13, 2012, 12:32 PM EDT

    Krejci Glass

    Bruins fan dislodged it during post-game celebration, hitting the Bruins center in the head.

  21. Highlight Faceoff: Gaborik’s waltz vs Kelly’s rocket

    Apr 13, 2012, 10:02 AM EDT

    Gaborik scores

    Vote for which goal you thought was the most impressive.

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