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Capitals Insider: June 7, 2009 - June 13, 2009

Johnson Says He's '100 Percent,' Wants to Stay

I just got off the phone with Brent Johnson, who told me he had just gotten off the golf course with Jose Theodore and assistant coach Dean Evason. Johnson said he's "100 percent" recovered from the hip surgery that ended his season back in February. He also expressed his desire...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 12, 2009; 5:27 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (287)
 
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Morning Reading List: History on Their Side

(Jim McIsaac - Getty Images) How's this for favorable odds: The home team has won 12 of the 14 previous Stanley Cup finals that were decided in a Game 7, and since 1980, no home team in Major League Baseball, the NBA or NHL has lost a decisive game...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  June 12, 2009; 9:08 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (30)
 
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Morning Reading List: Wings, Bears Can't Close Out

Desperate to not have to see the Red Wings win the Stanley Cup at Mellon Arena for the second straight year, the Penguins did anything and everything last night to win, 2-1, and force a decisive Game 7. When the series resumes Friday night in Detroit, Pittsburgh will attempt...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  June 10, 2009; 8:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (191)
 
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Agent: Caps Pursuing Deals With Fedorov, Johnson

After Game 6 of the Stanley Cup final tonight, I caught up with agent Pat Brisson, who represents Sergei Fedorov and Brent Johnson (as well as Sidney Crosby, which is why he was at Mellon Arena). Brisson told me that he has opened discussions with the Caps about extensions for...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 10, 2009; 12:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
 
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Moose Deny Bears a Championship at Home

The Manitoba Moose scored 67 seconds apart late in the second period and held on to win, 3-2, denying the Hershey Bears a Calder Cup-clinching victory tonight at Giant Center. The Bears still have two chances to get their 10th American Hockey League title, but it'll have to be on...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  June 9, 2009; 9:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
 
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Kozlov and the KHL (Again)

For a few weeks now, various reports out of Russia have indicated that Viktor Kozlov has decided to sign with a KHL team. Today, there apears to be even more evidence that it's true: According to a HC Salavat Yulaev's Web site (via Japers' Rink), Kozlov has officially signed a...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  June 9, 2009; 12:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (72)
 
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Morning Reading List: 'We're Ready to Go'

(Courtesy of Bill Duh) Nothing like hockey in June. Two potential Cup-clinching games tonight: * Hershey Bears vs. Manitoba Moose (Bears lead, 3-1); Game 5; 7 p.m.; watch online here. From the Patriot-News: For the first time in 29 years, the Hershey Bears have a chance to clinch the...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  June 9, 2009; 9:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
 
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Morning Reading List: A Future in Hershey

(Courtesy of Bill Duh) Highly-touted prospect John Carlson, above right, is one of several Hershey Bears expected to see some ice time in Washington next season. Capitals officials are using Games 3-5 of Hershey's Calder Cup final against the Manitoba Moose (Game 5 is tomorrow night at 7 p.m.;...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  June 8, 2009; 8:51 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (101)
 
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