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Kraken Make NHL History, First Team To Sweep Seven Game Road Trip

Jan 15, 2023 1:37 AM

An 8-5 victory Saturday against the Chicago Blackhawks at the United Center gave the Seattle Kraken the distinction of being the first team in NHL history to sweep a road trip of at least seven games.

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Bruins Home Ice To Remain TD Garden Through 2045

Jan 14, 2023 1:48 AM

The home of the Boston Celtics and Boston Bruins will be known as the TD Garden through 2045.

TD Bank and the building's owner, Delaware North, announced a 20-year extension for the arena naming rights on Thursday. The agreement, which began in 2005, had been set to expire in 2025.

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'Special Feeling' For Backstrom, Wilson In Capitals' Win

Jan 9, 2023 4:07 PM

Nicklas Backstrom and Tom Wilson made their season debuts and the Washington Capitals blanked the Columbus Blue Jackets 1-0 on Sunday night.

It marked the first time Backstrom and Wilson took the ice at Capital One Arena since the first round of last year's Stanley Cup playoffs in May. Both underwent major procedures in the offseason -- Backstrom had hip resurfacing surgery and Wilson had ACL surgery.

"You can't ever take it for granted, playing in the NHL, the fans, and the roar when Nick and I came out," Wilson said, summing up the day. "It's a pretty special feeling."

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Kraken To Host Golden Knights In 2024 Winter Classic

Jan 2, 2023 2:38 PM

The Seattle Kraken and Vegas Golden Knights, the NHL's two newest franchises, will host the 2024 Winter Classic at T-Mobile Park, the league announced on Monday.

It will be the first time hosting an outdoor game for the Kraken, who are in their second season as a franchise.

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