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Helene Elliott

Helene Elliott joined the Los Angeles Times’ Sports department in 1989. She became the first female journalist to be honored with a plaque in the Hall of Fame of a major professional sport as the 2005 winner of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s Elmer Ferguson Award, awarded to writers “who have brought honor to journalism and to hockey.” Elliott, a native of Brooklyn, N.Y., and graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, has covered 16 Olympics. She recently crossed covering Wimbledon off her bucket list.
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It will be hard for any team to replicate the heart of the Washington Capitals

The NHL gets a lot of things wrong. On Thursday, after the Capitals completed a five-game victory over the Golden Knights to win the Cup for the first time in franchise history, everything came out right.

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Washington Capitals defeat Vegas Golden Knights to win the Stanley Cup Final

The Washington Capitals defeat the Golden Knights 4-3 to win the franchise's first Stanley Cup title.

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