Monthly Archives: August 2015

News From Capitals Morning Skate

Karl Alzner and Jason Chimera returned To the ice today, to join John Carlson, Matt Niskanen, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitri Orlov, Stanislav Galiev, Liam O’Brien, Nathan Walker, Jakub Vrana, Vitek Vanecek, and Connor Carrick.

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News from Capitals Morning Skate

On the ice at Kettler today: John Carlson, Matt Niskanen, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitri Orlov, Stanislav Galiev, Liam O’Brien, Nathan Walker, Jakub Vrana, Vitek Vanecek, and Connor Carrick.  (Alex Prewitt/Washington Post)

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A Look Back at “The Paralyzer”

Dubbed, “The Paralyzer” by Craig Laughlin for his dazzling shootout performances, Matt Hendricks certainly made an impression in his three seasons in the District.

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Schedule and Projected Roster for Capitals Rookie Tournament

The Washington Capitals have yet to officially announce the roster for the upcoming four-team Rookie Tournament, to be held September 12th-15th, but the roster is unofficially coming together.  The tournament will include rookies from the Tampa Bay Lightning, Nashville Predators, … Continue reading

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Two Surprising Predictions for the 2015-2016 Metropolitan Division

Prediction #1: The Pittsburgh Penguins will miss the playoffs. A lot has been made of the Penguins acquisition of Phil Kessel and what it means for the team. We can certainly expect the Penguins will score more goals in the … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Washington Capitals Goalies

NoVa Caps will be taking an in-depth look at the Washington Capitals goalies over the next few months.   Follow-up posts will look at the evolution of the position, including changes in strategy, equipment, rules, techniques and trends that have … Continue reading

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Star Watch: Which Metropolitan Division Players Will Make the Biggest Impact in 2015-16?

Hockey is inching closer and the 2015-16 NHL season begins less than a month away.  The Metropolitan Division is shaping up to be one the most competitive divisions in the NHL. In the 2014-15 NHL season, the Metropolitan Division had … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Interview: Catching up with Capitals’ Prospect Kevin Elgestal

How has your summer been? What have you been up to since Development Camp ended in July? My summer has been good. I’ve been working on losing some of my body fat and getting faster and more sustained. I’m an … Continue reading

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Are. You. Ready !?!? 2015-2016 Capitals Hype Video

We are now a week away from September. Players are making final plans to return to Washington and workouts and conditioning have been underway for a while now.  The time is drawing closer, so NoVa Caps felt it was time … Continue reading

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How Does The Verizon Center Compare to Other NHL Arenas? (Opinion)

As an avid hockey fan, I have attended many Capitals games at the Verizon Center over the past two decades. The “Phone Booth,” as it is affectionately called, is a major landmark in D.C.’s Chinatown and it is the home … Continue reading

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