The Capitals didn’t need to meet 18-year-old Russian Ilya Samsonov to know they liked him enough to make him the first goaltender taken in Friday night’s NHL draft.
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Adam Oates may get another crack at being a head coach in the NHL.
Alex Ovechkin’s bid for a fourth gold medal in the 2015 IIHF World Championships was upended by Sidney Crosby and the Canadians on Sunday as Russia fell to Canada 6-1 in the gold medal game.
By KAREL JANICEK
PRAGUE (AP) -- The United States blanked the host Czech Republic 3-0 at the ice hockey world championship Sunday to claim a second bronze medal in three years.