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Caps Sign 1st Australian Player to be Drafted

The Washington Capitals have signed forward Nathan Walker, the first Australian player to be drafted by an NHL team.

10 hours ago

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9 Athletes Over 50 Who Are Still Better Than You

Most look like they haven’t aged, some look even younger than they did when they were active players, and some are still involved for the love of the game. Here’s a look at nine athletes over 50 who are still better and more athletic than you and who could beat you in anything.

13 hours ago

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7 Dumbest Athlete Arrests

Sometimes athletes just aren’t the sharpest tool in the shed …

07/04/2014

Alex Ovechkin (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Ovechkin: New Coach Trotz ‘Going to Bring Some New Stuff’

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and Barry Trotz finally had a chance to meet face to face for the first time since the former Nashville Predators coach was named Capitals coach on May 26.

06/23/2014

Alex Ovechkin and teammates celebrate a goal by Karl Alzner in the first period against the Nashville Predators during an NHL game at the Verizon Center on Dec. 7, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Capitals 2014-2015 Schedule Released

The Washington Capitals will take on the Montreal Canadiens at the Verizon Center to mark the beginning of the 2014-2015 season.

06/22/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 Stanley Cup Final Predictions

It’s LA vs. NYC. It’s Quick vs. Lundqvist. It’s west coast vs. east coast and with that being said … let the games begin! Here are our predictions for what is sure to be an unforgettable and thrilling Cup Final.

06/04/2014

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5 Things Blackhawks Fans Are Saying About Thrilling Game 7 Loss

Well, the stage for the Lord Stanley Cup Playoffs is set. The first puck will drop at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Wednesday where the Kings will take on the New York Rangers. As you might imagine there are dozens of ecstatic fans of both teams here at CBS Local Sports National headquarters. We do, however, have one resident hardcore Chicago Blackhawks fan; Field Operations Manager Stan Pillman who has a few things to say about last night’s loss. Here are the top five things Blackhawks fans are saying about last night’s thrilling Game 7 loss, according to Stan.

06/02/2014

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Longest Suspensions In Sports History

With the recent season-long suspension of Arizona Cardinals linebacker Daryl Washington making news, let’s take a look at other hefty player suspensions throughout the NHL, NFL, NBA and MLB.

05/30/2014

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5 Reasons Why You Should Become A Hockey Fan NOW

Of the four major professional sports leagues in the US, the NHL gets the least amount of coverage in the media, with fans and on television. With the Eastern and Western Conference Finals both going to Game 6, now is a perfect time to start watching hockey and here are 5 reasons why.

05/29/2014

Former Caps GM George McPhee (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

McPhee: Caps Could Reach Finals In Next 3 Years

George McPhee says he could sense the Washington Capitals were going to get rid of him as general manager, but he thinks the team is set up to reach the Stanley Cup finals “sometime in the next three years.”

04/28/2014

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