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  • NHL roundup: Leafs' Lupul goes on IR

    The Sports Xchange NHL roundup: Leafs' Lupul goes on IR The Toronto Maple Leafs placed left winger Joffrey Lupul on injured reserve and called up forward Greg McKegg from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League on Thursday. Lupul returned...
  • Late goal lifts Caps past Blackhawks in Winter Classic

    Late goal lifts Caps past Blackhawks in Winter Classic WASHINGTON -- Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis pushed hard to host the NHL's annual Winter Classic this season in the nation's capital. His persistence finally paid off, and in response, the...
  • Blackhawks fall to the Capitals in a gorgeous Winter Classic

    Blackhawks fall to the Capitals in a gorgeous Winter Classic
    The NHL has staged quite a few outdoor hockey games now, and I can understand why. The weather was gorgeous and the light was beautiful today at Nationals Park to help make great photos from every angle. Washington fans may have called this frigid, but it...
  • Capitals top Blackhawks 3-2 in Winter Classic

    WASHINGTON — The Winter Classic began with perhaps a bit too much sun. By the end, seat cushions were falling from the sky. The latest NHL outdoor game had a cliffhanger ending Thursday, with Troy Brouwer scoring with 12.9 seconds remaining to...
  • On The Fly: LeBron Out Two Weeks With Knee, Back Strains; What Does Future Hold?

    LeBron James, who turned 30 this week, has never missed more than five games in a row, but that streak will apparently end. James is expected to miss two weeks with knee and back strains that already have cost him two games. Are these fluke injuries and...
  • Despite some problems with sun's glare, game goes off without hitch

     Despite some problems with sun's glare, game goes off without hitch
    WASHINGTON — Even with much of the rink bathed in bright sunshine that appeared to hinder visibility, the 2015 Winter Classic went off without a delay. Following the pregame warm-up, the NHL consulted with players to determine if the game should...
  • Thursday's recap: Capitals 3, Blackhawks 2

    Thursday's recap: Capitals 3, Blackhawks 2
    The summary Former Blackhawks winger Troy Brouwer came back to haunt his old teammates when he scored with 12.9 seconds left in the third period Thursday to give the Capitals a 3-2 victory in the 2015 Winter Classic at Nationals Park in Washington....
  • At least in Blackhawks loss in Winter Classic, one of the good guys won

    At least in Blackhawks loss in Winter Classic, one of the good guys won
    WASHINGTON — One by one in a hallway deep within Nationals Park after the Capitals' 3-2 victory Thursday over the Blackhawks, behind-the-scenes Hawks employees stopped on their way to the team bus to hug the game's hero, Caps forward Troy Brouwer....
  • Sunshine and seat cushions: Late goal gives Capitals 3-2 win over Blackhawks in Winter Classic

    A bit too much sunshine filled the sky at the opening faceoff of the Winter Classic, and seat cushions rained down when the winning goal was scored just before the final whistle. The replica of the U.S. Capitol in center field was a nice touch, given...
  • NHL Winter Classic gets lowest-ever TV rating

    NHL Winter Classic gets lowest-ever TV rating
    Even strong numbers from Chicago couldn’t prevent the Winter Classic delivering its lowest national rating on Thursday. The Blackhawks-Capitals game at Nationals Park did a 2.3 overnight rating of major markets on NBC; one national ratings point...
  • 'Road to the Winter Classic' unvarnished look at Blackhawks and Capitals

    'Road to the Winter Classic' unvarnished look at Blackhawks and Capitals
    The Blackhawks have participated in behind-the-scenes shows before, but not of this magnitude. The upcoming "Road to the Winter Classic" series will feature unprecedented volume in terms of its access and scope. And speaking of volume, cover your ears...