What off-season moves will the Washington Capitals make?

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With the first round playoff loss to the Boston Bruins, the Washington Capitals will be looking to make some moves this off-season. The Capitals first priority is to re-sign Alex Ovechkin. Emily Kaplan of ESPN.com reports Ovechkin was looking at $12.5 million per year before the pandemic started. With a flat salary cap, it is […]

Will the Boston Bruins trade Trent Frederic?

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Trent Frederic is certainly making a name for himself by getting into a few good scraps, challenging Alex Ovechkin to a fight, then getting speared in the nuts by him. But Frederic is also proving himself to be a pretty solid NHL player and scouts from other teams are beginning to take notice. NHL Rumors […]

January 16: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 16 NHL History 1934: Ken Doraty scores the only overtime hat trick in NHL history, giving the visiting Toronto Maple Leafs a 7-4 victory against the Ottawa Senators. Prior to being suspended after World War II breaks out, overtime is a mandatory 10-minute period, rather than the five-minute, sudden-death format adopted when it’s restored in 1983. 1960: Gordie […]

January 13: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 13 NHL History 1926: Babe Ruth drops the puck for a ceremonial face-off at Madison Square Garden prior to a game between the Montreal Canadiens and New York Americans. The Canadiens defeat the Americans 2-1 in front of a crowd of more than 10,000. 1940: The Rangers defeat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 to extend their winning streak to 10 […]

January 11: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 11 NHL History 1941: The Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the New York Americans 9-0 at Maple Leaf Gardens in a penalty-free game. It’s the second straight game involving Toronto that ends without a penalty being called; two nights earlier, the Maple Leafs defeat the New York Rangers 3-2 in overtime in a game played without a penalty being […]

January 10: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 10 NHL History 1920: Newsy Lalonde scores six goals to help the Montreal Canadiens defeat the Toronto St. Pats 14-7 at Mount Royal Arena in Montreal. The 21 total goals set an NHL record that isn’t matched for 65 years. 1931: The Philadelphia Quakers defeat the Montreal Maroons 4-3 in overtime to end their 15-game losing streak. Gerry […]

January 9: This Day in NHL History

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Jan. 9 NHL History 1918: Less than three weeks after beginning play, the NHL announces a rule change that permits goaltenders to leave their feet while making a save. Before that, it’s a penalty for goaltenders to sit or lie on the ice to stop the puck. Before the change, teams combine to score 12.2 goals […]

December 16: This Day in NHL History

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Dec. 16 NHL History 1934: Two brothers oppose each other as coaches for the first time in NHL history. Frank Patrick gets the better of older brother Lester when the Boston Bruins defeat the Rangers 2-1 at Madison Square Garden. 1950: Two future Hall of Famers make their debuts for the Montreal Canadiens in a 1-1 tie against the […]

November 10: This Day in NHL History

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November 10 NHL History 1962: Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Glenn Hall doesn’t play against the Montreal Canadiens at the Forum, ending one of the most incredible games-played streak in any sport. Hall sits out with a back injury after playing 502 consecutive regular-season games, the most of any goaltender in NHL history. He plays every second of the first […]

November 4: This Day in NHL History

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1962: Bill Gadsby, playing his 17th NHL season, becomes the first defenseman in League history to reach 500 points in his career. The milestone comes on a third-period assist in the Detroit Red Wings’ 3-1 victory against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks. 1977: Rangers center Phil Esposito becomes the third player in NHL history to score 600 goals. He joins Gordie Howe and Bobby Hull when […]

October 29: This Day in NHL History

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October 29 NHL History 1952: Maurice Richard of the Montreal Canadiens scores the 323rd and 324th goals of his NHL career to tie the all-time goal-scoring record held by Nels Stewart. Richard also has two assists in Montreal’s 7-5 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs at Maple Leaf Gardens. 1969: Jean Beliveau becomes the first player in the history of the Canadiens […]

October 20: This Day in NHL History

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October 20 NHL History 1965: In the 19th and final preseason NHL All-Star Game, Gordie Howe of the Detroit Red Wings scores two goals and assists on another to lift the All-Stars to a 5-2 victory against the Stanley Cup champion Montreal Canadiens at the Forum. Beginning in 1966-67, the game is shifted to midseason and the format […]