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Did Ron Wilson admit Capitals GM told him to tank season?

Did Ron Wilson admit Capitals GM told him to tank season?

yahoo.com Updated 7 hours ago
Former NHL coach Ron Wilson was a panelist on TSN’s NHL Trade Deadline coverage, and dropped a bomb during a discussion of teams throwing their seasons for high draft picks: While coaching in the NHL, he was asked by a former general manager to tank. Wh…
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  • Alex Ovechkin is Larry King’s favorite hockey player, which is …

    Alex Ovechkin is Larry King’s favorite hockey player, which is gr8

    washingtonpost.com 13 hours ago
    Alex Ovechkin scored his league leading 40th and 41st goals of the season in the Capitals’ 4-0 win over Toronto on Sunday. Ovechkin’s first goal, which came a mere 33 seconds into the game, preceded a hilarious failed goal celebration that left the Wash…
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  • NHL Capsules: WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41…

    NHL Capsules: WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41…

    NHL.com ESPN.com 21 hours ago
    WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Washington Capitals snapped a three-game skid with a 4-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night. O...
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  • Around the League notebook for Sunday, March 1

    Around the League notebook for Sunday, March 1

    MORE DEALS CONTINUE AHEAD OF TRADE DEADLINE Several deals were completed on Sunday in advance of the 2015 NHL Trade Deadline, which is Monday at 3 p.m. ET: * The Washington Capitals acquired forward Curtis Glencross from the Calgary Flames f...
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  • Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals end three-game losing streak wi…

    Ovechkin scores twice, Capitals end three-game losing streak with 4-0 win over Toronto

    NHL.com Mar 1 (yesterday)
    WASHINGTON - Alex Ovechkin scored his 40th and 41st goals of the season and added an assist, Braden Holtby made 32 saves, and the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-0 on Sunday night, snapping a three-game losing streak. O...
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  • Dubnyk, Price, Ovechkin named NHL 'Three Stars' for February

    Dubnyk, Price, Ovechkin named NHL 'Three Stars' for February

    NHL.com Mar 1 (yesterday)
    NEW YORK – Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk, Montreal Canadiens goaltender Carey Price and Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the month of February. FIRST STAR – DEVAN DUBNYK, G, MINNES...
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  • Flames trade winger Curtis Glencross to Capitals for draft pick…

    Flames trade winger Curtis Glencross to Capitals for draft picks

    NHL.com Mar 1 (yesterday)
    CALGARY - The Calgary Flames have traded winger Curtis Glencross to the Washington Capitals. Second- and third-round picks are reportedly going back in the deal. Glencross, 32, is set to be an unrestricted free agent this summer. He has...
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  • Dustin Penner pulled from TSN trade deadline coverage

    Dustin Penner pulled from TSN trade deadline coverage

    yahoo.com Mar 1 (yesterday)
    Dustin Penner has been pulled from TSN’s Monday trade deadline coverage, TSN confirmed to Yahoo Sports via email. On Saturday night, Penner, who most recently played for the Washington Capitals made a joke about rape on Twitter, which wasn’t exactly fun…
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  • Rogers Hometown Hockey: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

    Rogers Hometown Hockey: Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

    NHL.com Mar 1 (yesterday)
    NHL Network in the United States and CITY in Canada will televise "Rogers Hometown Hockey" on Sunday at 6:30 p.m. ET prior to the game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Washington Capitals. The location this week is Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, an...
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  • Trade deadline clouds on-ice focus for Maple Leafs

    Trade deadline clouds on-ice focus for Maple Leafs

    NHL.com Mar 1 (yesterday)
    It’s nearly over for the Toronto Maple Leafs. They play one more game, Sunday at the Washington Capitals (7 p.m. ET; City, TVA Sports), and then wait to see what general manager Dave Nonis does before the NHL Trade Deadline at 3 p.m. ET on Monday...
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  • Five trade deadline deals that absolutely flopped

    Five trade deadline deals that absolutely flopped

    thehockeynews.com Feb 28 (2 days ago)
    With the trade deadline days away, everyone has taken the time to reflect on the deadline deals that were blockbusters, those that changed a team’s fate or gave them a boost on their road to the Stanley Cup and even looked back at who won long-term. But…
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  • Capitals acquire D Tim Gleason from Hurricanes in exchange for …

    Capitals acquire D Tim Gleason from Hurricanes in exchange for D Jack Hillen, draft pick

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com ESPN.com Feb 28 (2 days ago)
    RALEIGH, N.C. - The Washington Capitals have acquired defenceman Tim Gleason from the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for defenceman Jack Hillen and a draft pick. Under terms of the trade announced Saturday, Carolina receives the Capitals' fo...
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  • THN mock deadline trades: Yandle, Green and Petry

    THN mock deadline trades: Yandle, Green and Petry

    thehockeynews.com Feb 27 (3 days ago)
    We take a second crack at mock NHL trade deadline moves, this time shifting to the blueline. Defenseman trades are interesting because they involve such a premium position. It can lead to overpays. Stay-at-home Douglas Murray netted two second-round pic…
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  • Ovechkin & Green for Doughty & Carter? A trade that big…

    Ovechkin & Green for Doughty & Carter? A trade that big happened almost 40 years ago

    thehockeynews.com Feb 26 (4 days ago)
    The Wayne Gretzky shocker to L.A. will always be hockey’s pre-eminent swap. It is, after all, known simply as “The Trade.” That said, the first seismic, earth-shattering, mind-blowing blockbuster to register on my Richter scale happened more than a deca…
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  • Top 10 big names likely to be traded before the deadline

    Top 10 big names likely to be traded before the deadline

    thehockeynews.com Feb 26 (5 days ago)
    Let the wheelin’ and dealin’ begin! Here are the remaining 10 big-time players most likely to find new NHL homes by March 2: RYAN O’REILLY Colorado Avalanche, center Contract status: 1 year @ $6M Good fit for…ARI, BUF, FLA, MTL, WPG Although some think …
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  • The Penguins And Capitals Had Themselves A Nice Little Bench Br…

    The Penguins And Capitals Had Themselves A Nice Little Bench Brawl

    deadspin.com Feb 26 (5 days ago)
    The Penguins and Capitals were feeling a bit feisty last night, so much so that they decided have a scrap right on the Penguins' bench. I'm not sure if this qualifies as a true line brawl, but it's still pretty crazy.Read more...
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  • Wednesday's NHL Capsules

    Wednesday's NHL Capsules

    NHL.com Feb 26 (5 days ago)
    WASHINGTON - Sidney Crosby scored his 20th goal of the season, Evgeni Malkin added three assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins held on to beat the Washington Capitals 4-3 on Wednesday night, averting a sweep of the season series. Patric Hornqv...
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  • Video - Capitals Acquire Glencross For Picks 03:45

    Capitals Acquire Glencross For Picks

    Mar 1
    Scott Burnside and Craig Custance break down the Curtis Glencross trade that sees the left winger moved to Washington for a pair of draft picks.
  • Video - Capitals Blank Maple Leafs 00:54

    Capitals Blank Maple Leafs

    Mar 1
    Alex Ovechkin scored two goals in the Capitals' 4-0 victory over the Maple Leafs.
  • Video - Penguins Edge Capitals 01:48

    Penguins Edge Capitals

    Feb 25
    Chris Kunitz's goal in the third period was the difference in the Penguins' 4-3 win over the Capitals.
  • Video - Flyers Snap Caps' Four-Game Win Streak 01:01

    Flyers Snap Caps' Four-Game Win Streak

    Feb 22
    Michael Del Zotto's seventh goal of the season served as the game winner of Philadelphia's 3-2 victory over Washington.

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