Islanders hire Trotz as coach fresh off winning…

The New York Islanders have hired Barry Trotz as their new head coach

Devils' Taylor Hall edges MacKinnon, wins NHL MVP…

New Jersey Devils forward Taylor Hall wins Hart Trophy as NHL's most valuable player

Predators' Watson charged with domestic assault

Nashville Predators forward Austin Watson arrested on a charge of domestic assault; released from jail and due in court June 28

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Summer of Ovi: Cup celebrations, fatherhood await Ovechkin

Alex Ovechkin is focused on gearing up for next season with the Capitals

Capitals to raise Stanley Cup banner Oct. 3…

Washington Capitals to raise their 1st Stanley Cup banner and open title defense on Oct. 3 against Boston Bruins

Winger Mike Hoffman traded twice, lands with…

Ottawa Senators trade winger Mike Hoffman, hoping to solve an off-ice issue involving star defenseman Erik Karlsson

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Trotz resigns as coach of Stanley Cup-winning…

Barry Trotz has resigned as coach of the Washington Capitals after leading them to the Stanley Cup

Paralyzed Humboldt player's family preparing for…

The parents of a paralyzed Humboldt Broncos hockey player are preparing for the next phase of his recovery _ his return home

All eyes on Sweden's Rasmus Dahlin as NHL draft arrives

Rasmus Dahlin is drawing comparisons to a pair of the best defenseman in the game today and to one of the best of all time

Coyotes trade Max Domi to Canadiens for Alex…

The Arizona Coyotes have traded forward Max Domi to the Montreal Canadiens for Alex Galchenyuk in an exchange of young, talented players

Trotz, Capitals begin working toward contract…

Barry Trotz and the Washington Capitals have begun discussing a contract extension that would keep the pending free agent coach around for next season and beyond after winning the Stanley Cup

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Dahlin has potential to provide stagnant Sabres a spark

The prospect of drafting Rasmus Dahlin with the No. 1 pick in the NHL draft has the potential of providing the stagnant Buffalo Sabres a much-needed spark

Playoff disappointments make Cup parade sweeter…

A decade of playoff disappointments makes Washington's first Stanley Cup parade even sweeter for the Capitals

Stanley Cup party rolls on for first-time…

The Stanley Cup party is rolling on for the first-time champion Capitals

Capitals parade a welcome chance to cheer for DC sports fans

Capitals' Stanley Cup parade is change for Washington fans to celebrate city's first major-four pro sports championship in 26 years

Ovechkin's first pitch performance mirrors…

Alex Ovechkin succeeds on his second try at a ceremonial first pitch after finally breaking through to win Stanley Cup

Golden Knights' future bright after awesome inaugural year

Vegas Golden Knights have bright future after inaugural year ends just short of Stanley Cup glory

Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin may just be getting started

Alex Ovechkin evolved his game to be playoff MVP and lead the Capitals to the Stanley Cup and now faces the potential for more greatness with three years left on his contract