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Topic - London Knights
The London Knights are a junior ice hockey team from London, Ontario, Canada, playing in the Ontario Hockey League, one of the leagues of the Canadian Hockey League. - Source: Wikipedia
The Capitals and top prospect Tom Wilson face a dilemma. At 6-foot-4 and 217 pounds now, Wilson appears physically ready for the NHL at just age 19. But if it's apparent during training camp in September that his game still needs seasoning then Wilson must get it in the Ontario Hockey League, where the best teenage players in North America ply their trade.
The fans who wildly cheer the team wanted Dale Hunter back. So did the players, firmly convinced that his way is the right way. Officials in the organization wanted Hunter back, too, enamored with his firm hand and no-nonsense approach.
A team so often draws its mood from its coach, so it wasn't surprising in previous years to see the Washington Capitals tighten up when Bruce Boudreau was under pressure. The highs were high when Boudreau got fired up, and the lows were low when the results didn't match lofty expectations.
Murray and Stephanie Saunders weren't even planning on having children when whey bought a six-bedroom Victorian home in the early 2000s.
Summertime at the John Labatt Centre isn't about hockey. It's about monster truck shows, concerts and other events that don't require ice.
Growing up on a farm, Dale Hunter was no stranger to early mornings. This wasn't just any morning.
It's all there in black and white, spiral-bound behind a cover with the line, "London Knights — 'A Tradition of Excellence.' " Eighty-six pages of the Knights' recruiting guide handed to prospective players, detailing everything from dress codes, game schedules and curfews to local media coverage and schools.
When stay-at-home defenseman Karl Alzner finds himself up on the rush, he looks and finds friend and defensive partner John Carlson right there with him.
The first fight Craig Laughlin ever got into in the NHL was against Dale Hunter. Not physically imposing with his size, the 5-foot-10, 200-pound Hunter made up for it with his fists and the way he played hockey.
With the trade deadline approaching at 3 p.m. EST, the Washington Capitals made a move Monday afternoon to bolster their playoff chances by picking up veteran defenseman Dennis Wideman from the Florida Panthers.