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Washington Capitals forward Evgeny Kuznetsov, back left, of Russia, celebrates his goal against Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury, during the second period in Game 3 of the NHL  Stanley Cup Finals, (Image: Alex Brandon/AP)

Stanley Cup Finals Game 4 Will Test Golden Knights Mettle

It was just one game, but it was enough to shift the betting lines for the NHL Stanley Cup Finals. In Game 3 in Washington, the Vegas Golden Knights suffered their second consecutive defeat, and now find themselves as the underdog to win Lord Stanley’s coveted prize. The first-year expansion […]

Golden Knights Driving Record Stanley Cup Ticket Prices, TV Ratings

Everywhere you look in Las Vegas, Golden Knights fever is reaching new levels. Locals are all-in on the #nocaps campaign, barbers at Bellagio are creating golden Stanley Cup beards for fans, and casinos up and down the Strip have installed displays supporting the team. And now there’s statistical data to […]

Marc-Andre Fleury is a favorite to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as the Stanley Cup Playoffs MVP. (Image: Getty)

Vegas Goalie Marc-Andre Fleury Picked as Favorite for Conn Smythe MVP

The goalie that Pittsburgh didn’t want might end up winning the Conn Smythe Trophy, given to the most valuable player in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Marc-Andre Fluery, who was picked up by Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft last year, is set to guide his team to the championship. […]

Vegas goalie Marc-Andre Fleury will try and keep his incredible playoff run alive in the Stanley Cup Finals. (Image: Sports Illustrated)

Improbable Vegas Golden Knights Begin Stanley Cup Finals as Favorites

It is a Stanley Cup Finals no one could have predicted, not only for the first-year expansion Vegas Golden Knights, but also for the Washington Capitals. The Capitals were the third pick to win the Eastern Conference, behind Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay. Now the Capitals make their second only finals […]

Businesses, Fans Capitalize on Vegas Golden Knights Success

You can get a sense of how Las Vegas feels about the city’s newest hometown heroes, the Golden Knights, outside the New York New York hotel on the Strip — where Lady Liberty proudly dons her giant Golden Knights jersey. Her supersize display of civic pride measures 60 feet tall, […]

NHL Expansion Team in Seattle Could Become Reality Next Month

As amazing as the success has been for the Vegas Golden Knights, Seattle could actually top Sin City’s efforts. Probably not on the ice, but definitely off it. The Emerald City is vying to join the NHL as the 32nd franchise, with play to begin in 2020. Seattle’s KOMO TV […]

Patrick Kane leads the USA into the Semi Finals. (Source: WGN-TV)

Canada, USA Advance to Semifinals of Hockey World Championships

Four teams remain in the International Ice Hockey Federation’s World Hockey Championships in Denmark, and the two North American sides are both still in the running for the gold medal. Three-time Stanley Cup champion Patrick Kane scored two goals for Team USA to lead them to a 3-2 win over […]

Alexander Ovechkin has the Washington Capitals two wins away from the Finals. (Source: The Denver Post)

Washington Capitals Cruising toward Elusive Stanley Cup Finals

Springtime in Washington DC usually brings two things — the brilliant bloom of cherry blossoms and impending doom for the local hockey team. This year, Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals are writing a new script. The Russian superstar hasn’t been able to get his team past the second round […]

Team Canada the favorites at the IIHF World Hockey Championships (Source: Twitter.com)

Canada Heavy Favorites As Puck Drops at IIHF World Hockey Championships

 The World Hockey Championships have been perceived as the ugly step-sister of international hockey tournaments in recent years. But has a different aura about it this time around. The event has taken a backseat to the Olympics ever since since the NHL started sending its players to the Olympic Games […]

The Boston Bruins are hoping they can close out the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday and advance to the second round. (Image: AP)

Second Round of NHL Playoffs Taking Shape as Four More Teams Advance

The San Jose Sharks and Vegas Golden Knights were able to rest up after breezing through their first-round in the NHL playoffs — unable to play each other in round two until after the 14 remaining teams finished their best-of-seven series. By the end of the weekend, four teams had advanced, and […]

Snoop Dogg has played at the NHL All-Star Game, and now he's trying to attract new hockey fans. (Source: SB Nation)

Buzz Factor: See Snoop Dogg Explain Hockey Slang for New Fans (Video)

It’s 4/20, and what a better way to celebrate than with Snoop Dogg and Lord Stanley? Though the rap legend probably won’t be singing any American or Canadian national anthems anytime soon, the NHL is hoping that hiphop icon and television personality can gin up some enthusiasm juice for the […]