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  1. Alex Ovechkin's No Good, Very Bad Half-Year

    Katie Baker

    You might not know it from the reliably shirtless exuberance of his Instagram feed, but Alex Ovechkin has been having what must be a pretty rough six or so months. In February, his Russian national team failed to even crack the medal round at the...

    Blog | July 22, 2014
  2. NHL Playoff Preview: An All-Canada Series & Plus Caps-Rangers! (A...

    Katie Baker

    This week, Grantland's Katie Baker will be previewing the NHL playoffs' first-round series. Today: Senators-Canadiens and Rangers-Capitals. Read Tuesday's installment here and Wednesday's here. Ottawa Senators (7) at Montreal Canadiens (2) Backst...

    Blog | May 02, 2013
  3. Your NHL Viewing Guide

    Katie Baker

    With nine NHL games scheduled for Tuesday night and another four on Wednesday, it's hard to know how to allocate your attention. Here's our recommendation for the most interesting of the week's early matchups. Boston at New York Islanders Tuesday...

    Blog | February 26, 2013
  4. The Low-Risk, High-Reward Signing of Alexander Semin

    Katie Baker

    Shortly after the Carolina Hurricanes announced yesterday that they had signed free agent winger Alexander Semin to a one-year, $7 million contract, general manager Jim Rutherford released a statement of welcome to his new player via Twitter. "We ...

    Blog | July 27, 2012
  5. The Los Angeles Kings, Washington Capitals, and the rest of the p...

    Katie Baker

    The Kings are just the start — lower seeds have been the story of the NHL playoffs.

    Story | Conversation | May 07, 2012
  6. The Capitals, Bruins, Rangers, and the rest of the final games of...

    Katie Baker

    The Bruins go down, the Western Conference waits, and the rest of the week in the race for the Stanley Cup.

    Story | Conversation | April 26, 2012
  7. A Wild Week for Washington

    Katie Baker

    This week got off to quite a start for 22-year-old Washington Capitals goaltending prospect Braden Holtby. After making 34 saves for the AHL's Hershey Bears on Sunday in their 5-1 win over Wilkes-Barre Scranton, Holtby woke up Monday morning to find ...

    Blog | February 17, 2012
  8. Goalies of the Week

    Katie Baker

    Two weeks ago, the Minnesota Wild came thisclose to having a 51-year old embroidery store owner named Paul Deutsch suit up as an emergency backup goalie. The Wild's top guy, Niklas Backstrom, was scratched late on game day, Josh Harding would be star...

    Blog | December 09, 2011
  9. Katie Baker on the Anaheim Ducks, the Carolina Hurricanes, HBO's ...

    Katie Baker

    From the Caps to the Ducks, Bruce Boudreau found himself out of work for a matter of hours — plus the rest of the week in hockey.

    Story | Conversation | December 01, 2011
  10. Katie Baker on the Dallas Stars, the Columbus Blue Jackets, Eric ...

    Katie Baker

    It's just too bad the Dallas Stars play to empty houses — plus the rest of the week in hockey.

    Story | Conversation | November 10, 2011
  11. Katie Baker's Coldhearted, on Alex Ovechkin, the New York Rangers...

    Katie Baker

    The Caps get tough, the Rangers get ragged on, and the rest of the week in the NHL.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2011
  12. Goalies Of The Week

    Katie Baker

    The NHL's last remaining undefeated team, the Washington Capitals, went into Edmonton Thursday night with an intimidating squad and a goalie, Tomas Vokoun, who last week was named one of the league's top three stars. But the Oilers, despite being out...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  13. Bake Shop: Sports Films, Thin Mints, and Google Street View

    Katie Baker

    Here at The Triangle, we are committed to answering your most burning questions. In the second issue of our mailbag, the Bake Shop, we discuss a new era of sports films, the people we'd want to be reborn as, and false prophets. Q: I'm trying t...

    Blog | September 08, 2011