Defenseman Nick Schultz (#55) of the Philadelphia Flyers holds up his stick to salute the fans after the game

Flyers Eliminated: A Season Retrospective

After just squeaking into the final Wild Card spot with 2 games left in the season, and getting dealt the Presidents' Trophy-winning Washington Capitals led by superstar Alexander Ovechkin in the first round, h...
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Isles Fall to Caps 4-1

The New York Islanders fell to the Washington Capitals 4-1 in a hard-fought and physical game at Barclays Center Thursday night. Nicklas Backstrom scored a goal and added an assist while Braden Holtby made 34 s...
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2015 Winter Classic at a Glance

Bridgestone and the NHL’s annual Winter Classic has become a must-see event for sports fans. For the first time, the league is taking the yearly hockey showcase below the Mason-Dixon line for an outdoor game in...
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Backstrom, Holtby Lift Caps Past Rangers

The game came down to a battle between countrymen both vying for the extra point that would boost their respective teams in the standings and that could very well end up being the deciding factor between a play...
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Leonsis, Capitals eager for fresh start

For 113 excruciating days, hockey fans endured the NHL’s third work stoppage in less than two decades. As the lockout dragged on for months, anger over the situation turned to pessimism and, in some cases, apat...