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Museum asks fans for Golden Knights souvenirs for exhibit

LAS VEGAS — A museum is asking Golden Knights fans for souvenirs for an exhibit. Ilana Short with the Nevada State Museum tells KLAS-TV she wants to turn the team's inaugural season and its bond with the Las Vegas community into a lasting memory.
Stanley Cup party rolls on for first-time champion Capitals

Stanley Cup party rolls on for first-time champion Capitals

WASHINGTON — Stanley Cup champions just want to have fun. They're doing so right now. The Washington Capitals took the Stanley Cup through the MGM and to a dance club on the Las Vegas Strip.
Ovechkin's first pitch performance mirrors playoff career

Ovechkin's first pitch performance mirrors playoff career

WASHINGTON — Alex Ovechkin's first attempt at a ceremonial first pitch was so bad he asked for — and got — a mulligan. "Too excited, too strong," Ovechkin said after sailing his first throw over Max Scherzer's head at Nationals Park.
Golden Knights' future bright after awesome inaugural year

Golden Knights' future bright after awesome inaugural year

LAS VEGAS — While the Washington Capitals celebrated their first Stanley Cup title amid strewn sticks and gloves Thursday night, the T-Mobile Arena fans rose and gave one more stirring ovation to the bowed, kneeling figures in grey sweaters on the ot
Trying to keep Trotz is first priority for champion Capitals

Trying to keep Trotz is first priority for champion Capitals

DULLES, Va. — Barry Trotz thought of mentors and friends Jack Button, Tommy Ebright, David Poile and Wayne Fleming when he lifted the Stanley Cup over his head.
Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin may just be getting started

Stanley Cup winner Alex Ovechkin may just be getting started

WASHINGTON — It sure looked as if Alex Ovechkin was slowing down, at least by his standards. This time a year ago, Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals were limping away from another early playoff exit.

Oilers acquire forward Vesey from Leafs in exchange for 7th-round pick in 2020

EDMONTON — The Edmonton Oilers have acquired Nolan Vesey from the Toronto Maple Leafs and have signed the forward to a two-year entry-level contract. The Maple Leafs received Edmonton's conditional seventh-round pick in 2020 in exchange.
Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup parade set for Tuesday

Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup parade set for Tuesday

WASHINGTON — The Capitals will hold their Stanley Cup parade on Tuesday, riding down Constitution Avenue to the National Mall to celebrate the first championship in franchise history.
Washington Capitals win first Stanley Cup; Ovechkin earns Conn Smythe Trophy

Washington Capitals win first Stanley Cup; Ovechkin earns Conn Smythe Trophy

LAS VEGAS — The Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup champions for the first time. Lars Eller scored with 7:37 left in the third period as the Capitals defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-3 in Game 5 of the best-of-seven final to take the series 4-1.
Knights centre William Karlsson will play in must-win Game 5 of Cup final

Knights centre William Karlsson will play in must-win Game 5 of Cup final

LAS VEGAS — Vegas Golden Knights centre William Karlsson will be in the lineup tonight with his team facing elimination in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup final.