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12:35 AM ET Washington Capitals winger T.J. Oshie broke his collarbone when Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele pushed him into the boards on Thursday, the Washington Post reported Saturday night. He is “almost certain” to be out for the playoffs, according to the the newspaper, which cited two people with direct knowledge of the situation.
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2:50 PM ET Associated Press WASHINGTON — Carolina Hurricanes rookie Andrei Svechnikov hopes to play in Game 6 against the Washington Capitals on Monday after suffering a concussion in a fight with Alex Ovechkin a week earlier. Svechnikov took part in his first full team practice on Saturday during the Hurricanes’ morning skate before Game
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1:48 PM ET Washington Capitals have recalled postseason hero Devante Smith-Pelly from the AHL, the team announced Friday. He will be in the lineup Saturday for Game 5 of the Caps’ first-round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes, coach Todd Reirden told reporters Friday. The series is tied 2-2. The Capitals will be without winger
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11:25 AM ET New York Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk will miss three to four weeks with a lower-body injury, general manager Lou Lamoriello said Friday. Boychuk was injured in the second period of the Islanders’ series-clinching win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday. He left the game and did not return. The timeline would knock
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7:48 AM ET Steve Yzerman is returning to the Detroit Red Wings, with a source confirming to ESPN that Yzerman will named the team’s general manager. The Red Wings have called a news conference for 3 p.m. ET Friday that includes Yzerman without specifying the purpose. A source confirmed to ESPN that current general manager
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11:07 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN RALEIGH, N.C. — The Washington Capitals will be without winger T.J. Oshie for “quite some time,” according to Capitals coach Todd Reirden. Oshie was pushed into the boards by Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele late into the third period Thursday, crashing shoulder-first. Oshie laid on the ice for several minutes
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2:16 PM ET The Carolina Hurricanes erupted for five goals to beat the Capitals in Game 3, but they will be missing some firepower for Thursday’s game. Coach Rod Brind’Amour said Wednesday that power forward Micheal Ferland is not expected to play with an upper-body injury. “I would say (he’s) still a ways away,” he
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7:00 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN When you think of Brad Marchand, you think of the winger’s earned nickname, which was used by President Barack Obama when the Bruins visited the White House following their 2011 Stanley Cup. “Brad Marchand went into the season playing on the fourth line,” Obama said. “But the Little Ball of
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7:03 AM ET Emily KaplanESPN A nasty fight between Alex Ovechkin and Andrei Svechnikov, multiple offensive outbursts and a dazzling rookie debut highlighted Monday night’s action in the Stanley Cup playoffs. Here’s a recap of last night’s action (check out replays of every playoff game on ESPN+), and what to watch for tonight, in today’s
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8:29 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN RALEIGH, N.C. — Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are looking to defend the Stanley Cup. And they’re not going down without a fight. Ovechkin fought — and knocked out — Carolina Hurricanes forward Andrei Svechnikov in the first period of Game 3 of the teams’ first-round series on Monday
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2:10 PM ET Chris PetersESPN NHL Close Chris Peters is ESPN’s NHL draft and prospects analyst. The Chicago native previously covered the NHL for CBSSports.com and founded the popular independent blog UnitedStatesofHockey.com where he covered the game at all levels since 2010. Just over 48 hours after competing in the NCAA men’s hockey national championship
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