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Nationals make more history in D.C. The Nationals were down 3-1 entering the bottom of the eighth, but Bryce Harper hit a 2-run homer off Carl Edwards, Jr., and after Anthony Rendon walked and Mike Montgomery came into pitch, Daniel Murphy singled. Then came the coda: Ryan Zimmerman launched a three-run homer into the night,
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Alex Ovechkin has etched his name into the record book, becoming the first player since the NHL’s inaugural season to open a season with consecutive hat tricks. Ovechkin scored his fourth, fifth and sixth goals of the season in the first period of the Washington Capitals‘ home-opening 6-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens. He scored
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Gomes caps Indians comeback Yan Gomes’s hit in the bottom of the 13th inning gave the Indians a 9-8 win in a game in which they trailed, 8-3, entering the bottom of the sixth inning. Prior to this game, there had been 515 postseason games in major-league history in which one team had a lead
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5:32 PM ET ESPN staff The NHL has its first Aussie. Washington Capitals forward Nathan Walker is scheduled to make his NHL debut against the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, becoming the first Australian national to play in the NHL. The 23-year-old Walker, born in Sydney, became the first-Australian to be drafted when Washington selected him
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Emily Kaplan: After the morning skate on Thursday, a reporter informed Jonathan Toews that many national pundits have the Blackhawks missing the playoffs. “Interesting,” the captain said, noting his teammates hardly felt the same way. Maybe we should listen to Captain Serious more often. Thursday night against the Penguins, Chicago scored five goals in the
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EDMONTON, Alberta — An Edmonton police officer attacked last weekend was honored by the Oilers before their home opener against the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night. Constable Michael Chernyk received a standing ovation as he walked onto the ice during a pregame ceremony and stood beside anthem singer Robert Clark for his performance of “O
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Arizona Coyotes forward Max Domi called for stricter immigration controls following a violent attack in Edmonton, Alberta. Domi tweeted Sunday night about a Somali refugee who is facing a number of charges, including five counts of attempted murder, dangerous driving and participation in a terrorist activity. “Really hope everyone in Edmonton is OK. We’re behind
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Following in the footsteps of the past two rookie classes in the NHL is a tall order for the first-year players in 2017-18. After being spoiled with debuts by Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel in 2015-16 and the massive seasons by Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and so many others in 2016-17, there isn’t as much
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Dave Strader, the hockey broadcaster known affectionately as “The Voice,” has died after battling bile duct cancer for more than a year. He was 62. The Dallas Stars said Strader died Sunday at his home in Glens Falls, New York. Strader was a play-by-play man with the Stars and a national broadcaster on NBC Sports.
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3:55 PM ET Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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3:55 PM ET Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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Sep 29, 2017 Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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Sep 29, 2017 Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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Sep 29, 2017 Paul LukasESPN.com Close Sports journalism’s foremost uniform reporter ESPN.com columnist since 2004 Also blogs at uni-watch.com Don’t look now, but hockey season is upon us, which means it’s time for the annual Uni Watch NHL Season Preview. And it’s a particularly momentous season for NHL gear, because the league has a new
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