WASHINGTON—The NHL almost could not have scripted the 2015 Winter Classic any better. From the time the Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks took the ice at Nationals Park, through a flyover by F-16 fighter jets, an Alex Ovechkin goal and the drama of a late winner by Troy Brouwer, Thursday'
It was a construction site, so someone tried to hand Rocky Wirtz an orange vest and white hard hat, which the Blackhawks Chairman politely declined. "I'm not going to sue myself if I get hurt," Wirtz said to no one in particular as he headed toward the entrance for a tour of the nearly-completed
The start of the NHL regular season is on the horizon, as the marathon 82-game season will begin Oct. 4 with four games. With not long to go before the games start to go into the record books, it's a perfect time for your fantasy draft or pool selections. Here's our look at the top 15 players