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  • Stalwart Blackhawks defense suffers from lapse

     Stalwart Blackhawks defense suffers from lapse
    Almost lost in all the angst of the Blackhawks' recent offensive drought had been just how well they had played defensively this season. No team in the NHL had allowed fewer goals per game than the Hawks entering their game against the Capitals on...
  • Rare late collapse propels Flames to 6-4 victory over Panthers

    — The offensively challenged Panthers are certainly not built for wide-open shootout affairs, and they proved that in Saturday's matinee against the surprising Calgary Flames. Perhaps buoyed by a rare, four-goal outburst that had them blow two-...
  • Blackhawks prepare for Alex Ovechkin

    When Alex Ovechkin comes to Chicago, the Blackhawks take notice. "I like Ovechkin. He's got that wicked shot. He plays hard too, he's an aggressive player," Blackhawks forward Andrew Shaw said. "I always thought he was a good player, fun to watch."...
  • Friday's matchup: Capitals at Blackhawks

    Friday's matchup: Capitals at Blackhawks
    TV/radio: 7:30 p.m.; CSN+, WGN-AM 720. Storylines: Hawks are looking to build off a rare offensive explosion in a 5-0 road victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday night. Corey Crawford will get the start in goal, a game after recording his 11th career...
  • Blackhawks' Winter Classic sweater revealed

    Blackhawks' Winter Classic sweater revealed
    The Blackhawks revealed what they will wear in the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic against the Washington Capitals on Monday. The white sweater, modeled by Brandon Saad, debuted at the new Blackhawks Store on Michigan Ave. It features logos on...
  • Source: Blackhawks' Patrick Sharp expected to miss at least a month

    With the Blackhawks off Wednesday, there was no official update on the status of injured winger Patrick Sharp, but a source said the forward will miss at least a month with a right leg injury. All that is known officially is Sharp, who had to be...
  • Panthers working lots of overtime but it's not paying off

    Panthers working lots of overtime but it's not paying off
    Simply by signing Jussi Jokinen to go along with Brad Boyes, the Panthers were confident that they would continue last year's trend of faring better in shootout sessions. Unfortunately for the Panthers, despite needing overtime in five of their first...
  • Capitals dealt fourth loss in row

    Capitals dealt fourth loss in row
    NHL Shane Doan had a pair of goals and an assist as the Arizona Coyotes beat the Capitals, 6-5, Sunday night, rallying for their first road victory and handing Washington its fourth straight loss. The Capitals, who blew a 3-1 advantage, mounted a late...
  • Adam Jones and Capitals star Alex Ovechkin an unlikely Sports Illustrated cover pair

    Adam Jones and Capitals star Alex Ovechkin an unlikely Sports Illustrated cover pair
    With the start of the NHL season and MLB playoffs running concurrently as the calendar turns to October, Sports Illustrated lumped them together with some regional, cross-sport cover coverage. One of those regional covers features Orioles centerfielder ...
  • Flyers come up short against Lightning

    TAMPA, Fla. -- Center Steven Stamkos ended a recent scoring slump with two goals, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night at Amalie Arena. Stamkos, who had just one goal and one assist in the...
  • Maryland ties school record for Graduation Success Rate

    Maryland ties school record for Graduation Success Rate
    The University of Maryland tied its all-time high institutional Graduation Success Rate of 86 percent in figures released Tuesday by the NCAA. It marks the fifth time in the 10-year history of the metric that Maryland has been above 80 percent and the...