Last time, the Washington Capitals were just a little hotter than the Pittsburgh Penguins, winning the game as Alex Ovechkin crossed the 1,000-point threshold. A week or so later, the Capitals are still red-hot while the Penguins are waddling through some uncertainty. Pittsburgh aims to end a three-game losing streak while the Caps hope to get their 10th win in a row on Monday night. You can check out the action on NBCSN, watch online and also via the NBC Sports App.
The Oregon-based group has spent years locked in a First Amendment battle with the government, which refuses to register a trademark for the band's name because it's considered offensive to Asians. The case has drawn attention because it could affect the Washington Redskins in a similar fight to keep the football team's lucrative trademark protection. The government canceled the team's trademarks last year after finding they are disparaging to Native Americans.
The Los Angeles Clippers have seen terrible injury luck in recent seasons. Stars Chris Paul and Blake Griffin were forced out of last spring’s playoffs with serious injuries, and Griffin has already missed nearly a month after knee surgery and should remain in street clothes for at least another week