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As doctors expect Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to rehabilitate his surgically repaired right knee ligaments and meniscus in time for the 2013 season, teammate Tim Hightower is proof that timetables are nothing more than frameworks established by precedents.
The Caps are expected to sign Eric Fehr to a one-year contract as soon as the NHL opens for business and the right wing passes a physical, a team source said Saturday. The deal will count $600,000 against the salary cap, and Fehr will be paid that pro-rated amount for a 48-game season.
The eight-month countdown to the start of the 2013 Washington Redskins' regular season began in earnest Wednesday when quarterback Robert Griffin III emerged from surgery. Renowned orthopedist James Andrews reconstructed the anterior cruciate ligament and repaired the lateral collateral ligament in Griffin's right knee. Now Griffin is rehabilitating against the clock.
The NHL appears headed toward a 48-game season for the second time in two decades.
As Adam Oates received his Hockey Hall of Fame blazer Sunday afternoon, one fan at Air Canada Centre yelled out: "Finally."
Often along the road to Monday's induction into the Hockey Hall of Fame, ex-Washington Capitals center Adam Oates went unnoticed or underappreciated.
Unlike many people in hockey, John Davidson wasn't afraid of the losing tradition of the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Back in his playing days with D.C. United, Ben Olsen relished the chance to test himself when European giants came across the pond. Sure, the friendlies didn't count in the standings. But no matter the stage, going head-to-head with world-class talent is a special experience.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman gave his stamp of approval to the new St. Louis Blues ownership, saying the franchise's financial picture is much improved.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman gave his stamp of approval to new St. Louis Blues ownership, saying the franchise's financial picture is much improved.
The NHL Board of Governors has approved the sale of the St. Louis Blues to a group headed by St. Louis beer distributor Tom Stillman, the league announced Wednesday.
Two long-time have-not franchises that took off after switching coaches midseason are among the last eight standing in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Dennis Wideman was often criticized for his play during the Washington Capitals' first-round series against the Boston Bruins. He was on the ice for eight of the Bruins' 13 even-strength goals and was considered one of the goats of the series.
Martin Hanzal scored 9:29 into overtime and the Phoenix Coyotes opened the playoffs with a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night.
The Vancouver Canucks carry the NHL's best record into the Stanley Cup playoffs for the second year in a row. The New York Rangers are on top of the Eastern Conference for the first time since they won it all in 1994.