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NHL Lockout: Your Questions Answered Part Two
October 18th, 2012 at 7:52 PM
A couple days ago, we talked about the reasons and the effects of this NHL Lockout, but in Part Two, we will answer the question that every hockey fan is trying to figure out... What are the NHL players doing now? ***PHOTO1*** With the NHL lockout entering its second month, a lot...

NHL Lockout: Your Questions Answered Part One
October 15th, 2012 at 11:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** Once again, for the third time in less than 20 years, the NHL owners have locked out the players. Millions of fans are asking “Why? Why would you deprive us of this great sport?” There are many different reasons, more than most think of at first, so let's shed some...

Lockout Hockey: Watch Dynamo Moscow’s Alex Ovechkin on ESPN2
October 5th, 2012 at 12:46 PM
While it's not the Washington Capitals vs. New Jersey Devils, Caps fans will get to watch their superstar Alex Ovechkin perform two days before the already cancelled season-opener.  Small victories, friends. Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy gets a stick-tap for alerting us of ESPN's announcement to televise Dynamo Moscow (Ovechkin's team) vs. Lev on ESPN2 on...

Unlike the Madden Curse, Being Chosen for NHL Cover is a Blessing
August 30th, 2012 at 4:27 PM
At the end of each summer, EA Sports releases two of its most prolific video game franchises in terms of popularity and award-winning staffs: Madden NFL and NHL.  ***PHOTO1*** Surely you've heard of the "Madden Curse", the distinct title given to the NFL player that is showcased on the front of the...

Alex Semin Signs One-Year Deal with Carolina Hurricanes
July 27th, 2012 at 12:08 AM
It took three weeks, four days, and a few hours, but Alex Semin is officially no longer a Washington Capital. However, we'll still be seeing the Russian enigma quite a bit next season. Semin signed a one-year, $7 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes earlier today, marking the first season he'll play...