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  • Junior hockey is more than a holiday diversion in Canada

    Once a small tournament considered a diversion during the Christmas and New Year's holidays, the World Junior Championship has become an obsession in hockey-obsessed Canada. According to the National Post newspaper, nearly a half-million people tuned in...
  • NHL overtime format could see changes, and expansion is a hot topic

    NHL overtime format could see changes, and expansion is a hot topic
    The NHL ushered in 2014 with its Winter Classic outdoor game on New Year's Day, drawing a record crowd of 105,491 to Michigan Stadium in Ann Arbor to see the Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the Detroit Red Wings, 3-2, and celebrate the game's cold-weather...
  • Winter Classic still has more pluses than minuses

    Winter Classic still has more pluses than minuses
    WASHINGTON — A hockey rink situated in the middle of a baseball stadium remains a surreal sight to this day. Throw in aging rocker Billy Idol sneering his way through his hits while rehearsing on a stage surrounded by fake snow, and things...
  • Capitals to join Blackhawks in honoring equipment manager Clint Reif

    Capitals to join Blackhawks in honoring equipment manager Clint Reif
    WASHINGTON — The death of Blackhawks assistant equipment manager Clint Reif on Dec. 21 continues to resonate throughout the NHL. In the Hawks' dressing room at Nationals Park, where they will face the Capitals in the Winter Classic on Thursday,...
  • Capitals top Blackhawks, 3-2, in sunny NHL Winter Classic

    Capitals top Blackhawks, 3-2, in sunny NHL Winter Classic
    As the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals prepared for the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park, both teams were dealing with a seemingly unfamiliar foe: the sun. With temperatures in the low 40s and very few clouds in the sky, the sun's...
  • 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....