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Panarin has long future with Blue Jackets, GM says

Columbus aiming to re-sign forward, who can become unrestricted free agent after next season

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The Columbus Blue Jackets intend to try to sign forward Artemi Panarin to a new contract before he can become an unrestricted free agent after next season, general manager Jarmo Kekalainen said Tuesday.

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Vezina Trophy favorite debated by NHL.com

Rinne, Hellebuyck, Vasilevskiy finalists for top goaltender

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Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators has three top-3 finishes in Vezina Trophy voting, finishing second in 2010-11 and 2014-15, and third in 2011-12. Is this the season he finally wins?

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Ovechkin encourages fans to touch history on tour with Stanley Cup

Capitals captain poses for photos at police department, children's hospital, youth hockey program

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin has been having so much fun with the Stanley Cup he wants to spread the joy throughout the district and its surrounding communities.

So with the help of a police escort, the Washington Capitals captain and owner Ted Leonsis went on a whirlwind tour with the Stanley Cup on Friday. It began at the Arlington County Police Department and was followed by a visit with children at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

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Ovechkin's sick moves among six NHL Kids' Choice Sports Awards nominees

Fans can vote for players, show airs July 21 on Nickelodeon

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It's the slimiest awards show around.

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Ovechkin 'has earned the right to his fun,' Lindsay says

Red Wings icon thrilled to see Capitals forward win Stanley Cup

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

Ted Lindsay never strolled through a Las Vegas casino cradling the Stanley Cup in his arms. The 92-year-old Detroit Red Wings legend never danced in the electro-thump of a nightclub, the trophy pressed overhead.

Lindsay never celebrated winning the Cup by doing the breaststroke fully clothed in a public fountain, nor guzzled from it while being dunked into the silver chalice, dipped into it while being held by the ankles by teammates.

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Ovechkin's smile genuine since Capitals won Stanley Cup

Forward appreciates accomplishing 'something special' after past playoff failures

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Alex Ovechkin stood in front of the media Wednesday sounding and looking like a different man, and not just because he had shaved off his Stanley Cup Playoff beard.

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Trevor Timmins knows how to pick 'em

The Habs' assistant GM has selected his fair share of future NHL studs at the Draft over the years

by Matt Cudzinowski @CanadiensMTL / canadiens.com

MONTREAL - From selecting future NHL stars early on in the NHL Entry Draft to mining gems in later rounds, assistant general manager Trevor Timmins has a proven track record of success when it comes to plucking potential prospects from the crowd.

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Ovechkin adds 'crazy' parade to Capitals celebration

Captain praises fans at Stanley Cup rally: 'It's basically nuts'

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin's double-decker bus brought up the rear of the Washington Capitals' championship parade Tuesday, but he's been the unquestioned leader of this Stanley Cup party.

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Ovechkin, Holtby join Fallon for drink out of Stanley Cup

Capitals made appearance on 'The Tonight Show' with trophy

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The Washington Capitals showed the world a new way to drink out of the Stanley Cup, and talk show host Jimmy Fallon just had to go bottoms up.

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Ovechkin, Holtby travel to New York with Cup for 'Fallon' appearance

Conn Smythe winner, goalie are guests on late-night comedy show Monday

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The Stanley Cup has touched down in the Big Apple.

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