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The Washington Capitals right wing beat out Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby and John Tavares of the New York Islanders for the award on Saturday night. Ovechkin also won the Hart in 2008 and 2009.
Alex Ovechkin capped his great season with the NHL's biggest award.
If Nathan Horton is unable to play in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup finals, the Boston Bruins think Tyler Seguin will be a more than adequate replacement.
Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews got another victory on Friday. The trophy he wants the most is still up for grabs.
The Pittsburgh Penguins are keeping hockey's best one-two punch together through their primes and beyond.
Andrew Shaw popped back up after he was knocked down and skated to the front of the goal to get a deflection on Dave Bolland's tip for the winning score in the Blackhawks' 4-3 victory over the Boston Bruins in the fifth-longest game in the history of the NHL's biggest series.
Chicago and Boston played three overtimes Wednesday night in the fifth-longest game in the history of the NHL's marquee series. It finally came to an end — at the stroke of midnight, no less — when Andrew Shaw deflected Dave Bolland's shot into the goal to give the Blackhawks the victory.
Long after the celebration was over, Marian Hossa finally made it home and managed to fall asleep around 3 a.m. The Chicago star woke up a few hours later, roused by a noisy neighbor.
A day after signing coach Dan Bylsma to a two-year contract extension, the Penguins and star forward Evgeni Malkin agreed to a deal that will keep the 2012 NHL MVP and franchise cornerstone Sidney Crosby in the fold well into the next decade.
Dan Bylsma couldn't avoid speculation about his status as the Penguins coach in the days following Pittsburgh's four-game pratfall against Boston in the Eastern Conference Finals, even in his own house.
For all the talk about the Conn Smythe award, Tuukka Rask just wants to win after he played a supporting role when Tim Thomas led the Boston Bruins to the Stanley Cup two years ago.
Hockey fans who endured another lockout are in for a treat that'll cap a sprint of a season.
Corey Crawford was in the stands when Patrick Kane slammed home the goal that secured the Stanley Cup for the Chicago Blackhawks in 2010.
The last two teams in the NHL playoffs are really good when one of their players is sent to the penalty box. It's an entirely different situation when they get a power play.
When it comes to power plays in the Stanley Cup finals, the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins might just prefer to keep going with everyone on the ice.