Capitals Continue To Experiment With Forward Lines

Left-wings Joe Snively and Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, right-wing Brett Leason, and centers Aliaksei Protas and Henrik Borgstrom skated as a taxi squad before the Washington Capitals began Monday’s practice, hinting where all five players stand within the organization at the moment.

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Midday Breakaway: Meeting Expectations

Last week we reviewed the advanced statisticexpected goals for”. It’s a metric that analysts will utilize quite a bit this season, so we thought it might be beneficial to provide a bit of an introduction to the stat for those not familiar. If you are still a little fuzzy about the stat, or need a refresher, here’s a quick recap. Continue reading

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Capitals First Round Pick Ivan Miroshnichenko Attends Avangard’s Opening Ceremony For New Arena

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The Avangard Omsk hockey club of the KHL held an opening ceremony for their brand new G-Drive Arena on Saturday. The event included the usual festivities and appearances by Russian hockey and government dignitaries. Also on hand for the event was Ivan Miroshnichenko, the Washington Capitals’ first-round choice (20th overall) in the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. Continue reading

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A Review Of The Initial Training Camp Roster For 2022-23 The Hershey Bears

On the eve of the start of their 2022-23 season, the Hershey Bears released their initial training camp roster, which opens Monday morning at Giant Center. The initial roster includes a mixture of familiar faces, newcomers, youngsters and long shots. Here’s a look at the makeup of this years training camp roster. Continue reading

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Opinion: The Capitals’ Signing of Dylan Strome Could Prove To Be the Steal of the 2022 Offseason

“I think when a team kind of walks away from you, giving you up for nothing you obviously have a little bit of a chip on your shoulder and want to prove they made a mistake…”, were the words Capitals forward Dylan Strome spoke during his first press conference with the media on September 23. Continue reading

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2022-23 Pacific Division Preview

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With the start of the 2022-23 NHL season nine days away, NoVa Caps continues their annual division previews. We will roll on with the Pacific Division. Continue reading

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Alexander Suzdalev Scores First Goal Of WHL Season

Washington Capitals forward prospect Alexander Suzdalev returned to the Regina Pats of the WHL on Tuesday. Suzdalev’s preseason training and start of the WHL season was paused so that he could participate in Capitals rookie camp and the first few days of the Capitals main training camp. He also played in the Capitals preseason opener against Buffalo on Sunday. Continue reading

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Capitals Announce 3rd Round Of Cuts To 2022-23 Training Camp Roster

The Washington Capitals have the day off on Sunday, which typically signals a day of potential roster reductions during training camp. To no surprise the team announced a third round of roster cuts on Sunday. Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Notebook: Review Of Prospect Play In 4th Preseason Game

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The Washington Capitals continued their 2022 preseason schedule Saturday night with a 2-1 loss to the Blue Jackets in Columbus. The Capitals started seven veteran forwards and three veteran defensemen, as the team continues to move closer to their actual opening night lineup. Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Top Capitals, 2-1

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The Washington Capitals lost to the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 2-1 at Nationwide Arena on Saturday to fall to 2-1-1 in the preseason. Goaltender Charlie Lindgren played the whole game and made 18 saves in the loss. Continue reading

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