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Erik Karlsson's wife files protection order against teammate Mike Hoffman's girlfriend

The wife of Ottawa Senators captain Erik Karlsson has filed an order of protection against the girlfriend of one of Karlsson’s teammates, alleging harassment and cyberbullying. In an application for a peace bond filed May 4 in an Ottawa court, Melinda Karlsson alleges that Monika Caryk posted hundreds of derogatory online messages aimed at her and her husband. Caryk is ...

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Goaltender Sami Jo Small named GM of CWHL's Toronto Furies

Sami Jo Small has been named the general manager of the Toronto Furies of the Canadian Women’s Hockey League. The former Canadian women’s hockey team goaltender was instrumental in the formation of the CWHL. Small was vice-chair of the league at its inception in 2007. Sami Jo Small. (CP) The 42-year-old from Winnipeg also played in the CWHL and won ...

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Capitals' parade a long-awaited chance for DC sports fans to celebrate

Nicklas Backstrom dreamed about the road less travelled. Driving down Constitution Avenue on his way to each home game since his NHL debut in 2007, he imagined the street lined with overjoyed Washington Capitals fans. “It always popped up in my head that one time we’re going to have a parade here, and finally that day is here,” Backstrom said. ...

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Looking back on the Montreal Canadiens last Stanley Cup win, 25 years later

It was June 9, 1993. The Montreal Canadiens had just won the Stanley Cup on the cup’s 100th anniversary, and the streets were packed with fans jostling for a chance to see their heroes pass by. The players were on parade, atop a float, hoisting the silver cup above their heads in exultation. Members of the Stanley Cup-winning 1993 Montreal Canadiens team enjoy the ...

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Ovechkin's ceremonial 1st pitch was anything but Cup-worthy

Alex Ovechkin’s first attempt at a ceremonial first pitch was so bad he asked for — and got — a mulligan. “Too excited, too strong,” Ovechkin said after sailing his first throw over Max Scherzer’s head at Nationals Park. “I try to do my best.” The Washington Capitals celebrated their Stanley Cup win by throwing out the ceremonial first, and ...

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Trump issues tentative White House invitation to hometown Capitals

President Donald Trump said Friday he expects to welcome the hometown Washington Capitals hockey team to the White House for winning the Stanley Cup. But he adds: “If they don’t want to be here, I don’t want them.” Trump congratulated the Capitals on his Twitter feed after the team won the NHL title with a 4-3 victory over the Vegas ...

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'Humboldt deserves this': Chandler Stephenson bringing Stanley Cup to Humboldt

Ever since victory was in striking distance for the Washington Capitals, Chandler Stephenson has had one wish: to bring the Stanley Cup to Humboldt, Sask. Now, after a 4-3 win over the Vegas Golden Knights, it appears Stephenson will get his chance. “I knew a couple of guys on the bus,” he told reporters after Thursday’s game. “It’s one of ...

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