• Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season games in Sweden
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    Avalanche, Senators to play 2 regular-season games in Sweden

    The Colorado Avalanche and Ottawa Senators will play two games in Sweden next season, the NHL's first regular-season games in Europe since 2011. The NHL and NHL Players' Association on Friday announced their new Global Series games Nov. 10 and 11 in Stockholm. This is the NHL's sixth trip

  • Oshie beats Bobrovsky in shootout as Caps beat Blue Jackets
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    Oshie beats Bobrovsky in shootout as Caps beat Blue Jackets

    Reprising his memorable performance at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, T.J. Oshie again beat Sergei Bobrovsky in a shootout as the Washington Capitals came back to defeat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 Thursday night. After beating Bobrovsky four times in six chances in the United States-Russia Olympic showdown

  • NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April
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    NHL asked for decision on Olympics by end of April

    The NHL may be nearing a deadline to decide whether to allow the world's best hockey players to participate in the Winter Olympics next year in South Korea. ''I hope we can find a compromise in the next two or three weeks,'' International Ice Hockey Federation President Rene Fasel

  • On cutting edge of custom skates, is Ovechkin a trendsetter?
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    On cutting edge of custom skates, is Ovechkin a trendsetter?

    Alex Ovechkin is the first NHL player to lace up custom-painted skates, though in a sport that discourages freedom of expression he may not turn out to be much of a trendsetter. The Washington Capitals superstar celebrated the team's Russian Heritage Night Thursday with skates bearing Moscow'