Here’s an instant analysis of the Capitals’ season-opening 6-3 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning in front of a sellout crowd at Tampa Bay Times Forum Saturday night.
After 16 hours of talks, the NHL and its players have finally come to terms.
The United States won the junior ice hockey championships on Saturday after Rocco Grimaldi scored twice and Vince Trocheck added an empty-net goal for a 3-1 win over Sweden in the final.
Last week, Brooks Laich said NHL players “just need to be enticed a little bit by the other side.” That enticement has come in the form of a new proposal from NHL owners.
NHL owners made significant movement Tuesday with a new offer to the players that could save the full 82-game season.