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ARLINGTON, Va. — The Washington Capitals have signed backup goaltender Pheonix Copley to a $3.3 million, three-year extension. Copley will count $1.1 million against the salary cap in each of the next three seasons. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the contract Monday. Signing Copley through the 2021-22 season raises questions about the defending Stanley Cup
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The NHL will celebrate Black History Month for the first time, shifting its focus in February from its wide-ranging “Hockey Is For Everyone” campaign to emphasize racial diversity in the sport. The league and National Hockey League Players’ Association will announce the joint initiative Friday morning. It includes a traveling mobile museum devoted to the
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7:00 AM ET Greg WyshynskiESPN The NHL’s All-Star Weekend is upon us once again, with the festivities taking place in lovely San Jose. Say what you will about the event and its virtues — maybe you think it’s a giant waste of time, or maybe you think it’s a wonderful display of player aptitude and
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5:00 PM ET Emily KaplanESPN CHICAGO – Washington Capitals winger Devante Smith-Pelly returned to Chicago on Sunday for the first time since he was the subject of racial taunts by fans during a game. Smith-Pelly downplayed the return, saying “it was just a couple people” who behaved inappropriately and he doesn’t “hold it against the
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SUNRISE, Fla. — Vincent Trocheck returned to the Florida Panthers‘ lineup Friday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs after missing nearly two months with a broken ankle. He made an immediate impact, too. Trocheck assisted on the winning goal as the Panthers snapped a seven-game losing streak by beating the Maple Leafs 3-1. “It was
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