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Stanley Cup tours Capitol Hill, takes victory lap with Missouri senators

Lawmakers, staffers pose for pictures with trophy won by Blues for first time

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Missouri is nicknamed "The Show-Me State" and members of its congressional delegation eagerly showed off the Stanley Cup won by the St. Louis Blues to fellow lawmakers and staffers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday.

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Five Questions With...

Five Questions with Scott Gomez

Two-time Stanley Cup winner discusses Hispanic Heritage Month, his impact, future plans

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With…" runs every Tuesday. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news.

The latest edition features former NHL forward and two-time Stanley Cup winner Scott Gomez.

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Hockey Is For Everyone

Color of Hockey: Perez dreams of following in Gomez's footsteps

ECHL forward among Hispanic players who see longtime NHL center as role model

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past seven years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March and will be writing about people of color in the game. Today, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, he looks at the legacy of former NHL player Scott Gomez.

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Argentine players overcoming hurdles to get on ice

Lack of full-sized rinks, equipment shortages among biggest challenges

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. -- Argentine hockey players have to go to the end of the world if they want to play a five-on-five game in their country.

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NHL Stadium Series

2020 Stadium Series to be 'nothing short of awesome' after snowy preview

Avalanche, Kings to play at Falcon Stadium at U.S. Air Force Academy on Feb. 15

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said if the snowy weather in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Thursday is any indication, the 2020 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series game between the Colorado Avalanche and Los Angeles Kings at Falcon Stadium at the United States Air Force Academy on Feb. 15 is going to be "nothing short of awesome."

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NHL Insider

Color of Hockey: 'Willie' combines worlds for Capitals part owner

Johnson's film festival to show documentary about NHL's first black player

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past seven years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March and will be writing about people of color in the game. Today, he profiles Sheila Johnson, a part owner of the Washington Capitals and founder of a major film festival that will show "Willie," the documentary about Willie O'Ree, who was the NHL's first black player.

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Hockey Is For Everyone

Colombia national team finds success despite lack of ice time

Without an arena in country, players stay sharp playing roller hockey

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Editor's note: In recognition of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs through Oct. 15, NHL.com is featuring hockey teams with Hispanic ties. Today is the Colombia national ice hockey team. 

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Girls' Hockey Weekend events helping increase participation, Skarupa says

Gold medalist at 2018 PyeongChang Olympics scheduled to represent Capitals at free clinics

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Haley Skarupa enjoyed playing hockey growing up in Rockville, Maryland, but the lack of opportunities for girls in the game sometimes made it a challenge.

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Steward, minority owner of Blues, vows to promote diversity in hockey

Billionaire businessman says at symposium he wants to 'replicate' what he's done in NASCAR

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- St. Louis Blues minority owner David L. Steward was celebrating on the TD Garden ice with his son after the Blues defeated the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final on June 12 when he noticed something.

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Stars look to expand hockey domain into Mexico through NHL Learn to Play

Plan more youth clinics in Mexico City after success last season

by William Douglas @WDouglasNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

William Douglas has been writing The Color of Hockey blog for the past seven years. Douglas joined NHL.com in March and will be writing about people of color in the game. Today, as part of Hispanic Heritage Month, he profiles efforts of the Dallas Stars and other NHL teams to grow hockey in Mexico.

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