Stanley Cup Finals

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb, left, hits Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson as linesman Jonny Murray tries to break it up during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 29, 2018 - 6:09 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Vegas Golden Knights still think Tom Wilson's third-period hit on Jonathan Marchessault was very late and probably dirty. They also believe it sparked their comeback victory in the Stanley Cup Final opener. Wilson and the Washington Capitals still insist he did nothing wrong...
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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, left, is scored on by Vegas Golden Knights left wing Tomas Nosek, of the Czech Republic, during the third period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 29, 2018 - 12:39 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — In a single nine-minute stretch of the third period, the Washington Capitals dramatically took the lead before the Vegas Golden Knights replied with two goals of their own. Washington's Tom Wilson also flattened Vegas forward Jonathan Marchessault with a blindside hit that could...
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Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby, right, stops a shot by Vegas Golden Knights left wing Tomas Nosek, of the Czech Republic, during the second period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. (Harry How/Pool via AP)
May 29, 2018 - 12:25 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Marc-Andre Fleury and Braden Holtby have been two of the hottest goaltenders during the postseason. Their duel between the pipes looked more like survival in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final as the Vegas Golden Knights outlasted the Washington Capitals, 6-4. Fleury came into the...
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Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson, right, of Sweden, celebrates his goal with left wing James Neal, center, as Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie skates away during first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 28, 2018 - 9:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on Game 1 of the Stanley Cup between the Washington Capitals and Vegas Golden Knights (all times local): 6:45 p.m. One of the hottest shows on the Strip isn't showing signs of slowing down. Reilly Smith put the Vegas Golden Knights ahead early in the second period and...
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman speaks during a news conference prior to Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final hockey game between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
May 28, 2018 - 8:58 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Commissioner Gary Bettman says an NHL team in Seattle would have the same favorable expansion terms given to the Vegas Golden Knights. Bettman says the league could vote on adding its 32nd franchise in Seattle later this year, although it won't happen in June. Bettman remains just...
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May 28, 2018 - 5:30 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — This city means business when it comes to hockey and is stating its (lower) case — no capital letters. In a shot at the Vegas Golden Knights' opponent — the Washington Capitals — city officials are dispensing with capital letters on the official Twitter account. The city posted a...
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Washington Capitals celebrate after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-0 in Game 7 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 23, 2018 - 11:17 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night. Braden...
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Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately affect the casinos, but it would give union negotiators a huge bargaining chip by allowing them to call for a strike at any time starting June 1. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
May 23, 2018 - 7:43 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts. About 25,000 members...
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Volunteer Jenifer Murias yells into a megaphone as Culinary Union members file into a university arena to vote on whether to authorize a strike Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Las Vegas. A potential strike would affect 34 casino-hotels. A majority yes vote would not immediately affect the casinos, but it would give union negotiators a huge bargaining chip by allowing them to call for a strike at any time starting June 1. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken)
May 23, 2018 - 1:38 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos could watch tens of thousands of employees walk off the job for the first time in more than three decades after union members voted Tuesday to authorize a strike at any time starting June 1, a move that could cripple the city's world-famous resorts. About 25,000...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, hits Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5) with Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) nearby during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
May 21, 2018 - 10:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 Monday night to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7. Alex Ovechkin, Tom Wilson and Brooks Orpik led the...
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