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Ovi Should Have Taken the Marshawn Route

Alex Ovechkin and Marshawn Lynch are almost polar opposites, but Ovi sure could have learned from “Beast Mode” going into the Washington Capitals’ Game 7 against the New York Rangers. The superstar left winger, who is favored to win his fourth Hart Trophy as league MVP next month, guaranteed a win over New York in the series-deciding game. His Caps... Read More
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McDonagh’s goal in OT keeps Rangers alive

The New York Rangers have a Holtby problem, they just haven’t figured out how to solve the kid manning the pipes for Washington. New York came into last night’s game facing elimination, down 3-1 in the best of seven series against the Capitals. In a must win game, goals have to be scored. The Rangers may not have solved the... Read More
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Burakovsky, Holtby give Capitals 3-1 series lead

The Washington Capitals are a step closer to making history under the Alex Ovechkin era, they are just one win away from the Eastern Conference Finals. Their 2-1 victory over the New York Rangers has given them the upper hand in the series, leading 3-1. One of the heroes of this game was rookie Andre Burakovsky, the 20 year old... Read More
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Ovechkin finds Ward for game winner, Caps steal Game 1

The Washington Capitals went from being the home team in the first round of the playoffs to starting on the road in the second round against the New York Rangers. As the visiting team, it’s your mission to get the opposing crowd to quiet to create some level of doubt in the home side if possible. Washington did that and... Read More

Celtics, Bruins are perfect examples of sports irony

In high school, my English teachers used to rant that students didn’t understand the element of irony. We were barred from highlighting it in our essays and the adults cringed when they heard us use it incorrectly. After following the 2014-15 Celtics and Bruins seasons, I now clearly understand an ironic turn of events. You almost have to laugh when... Read More

Garbutt Draws Ire of NHL Once Again

Dallas Stars forward Ryan Garbutt is becoming well-acquainted with Hockey Hall of Famer Brendan Shanahan, but not in the way he may have hoped. Shanahan, the NHL’s chief player disciplinarian, had to drop the hammer on Garbutt for the second time this season when he suspended the 29-year-old three games for two slew-footing incidents in last night’s game against Winnipeg.... Read More

Top Plays of the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Another thrilling Stanley Cup Playoffs journey has come and gone. The Kings are the kings once again, winning what was arguably the most competitive five-game Finals series ever. This was another incredible postseason with some spectacular plays. What were the best of the best? Let’s count down the top five. 5. Pavel Datsyuk’s magnificent goal vs Boston. This was complete wizardry from one... Read More
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