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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Stanley Cup
It's a rare achievement for a world leader to write a book while in office. It's a rarer achievement still when the book isn't a personal memoir, but rather concentrates on a radically different topic. Stephen Harper, Canada's 22nd prime minister, has done just that. Over the course of seven years, he has created the ultimate labor of love: a volume about his favorite sport.
What will the Caps do with Marty Erat and Dmitry Orlov? Can they package them for a top four defenseman? Our answers.
Almost a quarter of the way through the 2013-14 season, things haven't worked out as expected. Most of the teams in the new eight-team Metropolitan Division have spent the first seven weeks of the season floundering.
Everything you need to know as Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals face off against Sidney Crosby and the Penguins.
Leonsis doesn't believe he's getting it done, at least not where it counts the most. The NHL and NBA owner graded himself Tuesday, and the marks reflect the mixed results and shifting expectations regarding both franchises since he took over the Capitals in 1999 and the Wizards in 2010.
The Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Peter Laviolette after an 0-3 start and a preseason vote of confidence from ownership, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press on Monday.
Assistant Craig Berube, in his seventh season with the organization, will take over as coach. He is the Flyers' 18th coach in team history.
A representative for the Washington Redskins appeared on "Fox & Friends" Monday, slamming President Obama for misplaced priorities by focusing on the team's controversial name.
Despite a preseason vote of confidence from ownership, the Philadelphia Flyers fired coach Peter Laviolette Monday after an 0-3 start.
The Capitals surrendered three unanswered goals in the third period to lose 6-4 to the Chicago Blackhawks in the season-opener Tuesday. They almost spoiled the Blackhawks' Stanley Cup banner-raising celebration, but Washington's defense failed to make Mikhail Grabovski's hat trick and the team's three power-play goals stand up.