Monthly Archives: January 2016

Capitals’ Vacation Photos from All-Star Break

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Best and Worst: 2016 NHL All-Star Game

Photo: NHL The NHL All-Star Game has wrapped up after a long weekend in Nashville.  Country music, John Scott, and 3-on-3 hockey were the main headlines during this event.  The fans in Nashville were fantastic, and the players all seemed … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Faceoffs Review – Update #3

Greg Fiume/Getty Images NoVa Caps presents part three of a season-long review of the Capitals’ faceoff successes (or lack thereof).  To recap, the initial goal of this assessment was to track the team’s loss of key face-off players over the summer, and … Continue reading

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Best and Worst Moments: 2016 NHL All-Star Skills Competition

Graphic: @goaliesrule On Saturday in Nashville, hockey fans were treated to a slew of events throughout the day. The NHL’s biggest stars displayed their skills at the NHL All-Stars Competition. The fans who watched in person or on television received … Continue reading

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NHL Weekly Re-wind – Week Ending 1/31

We have now approached the unofficial halfway point of the season (even though more than 41 games have been played), as the All-Star Game is upon us.  However; just because the league is taking a few days off to celebrate … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Weekly Recap – Week Ending 1/31

General Recap After an unexpected extended break from playing hockey, due to the blizzard that forced the cancellation of two games, the Capitals returned to action against the Philadelphia Flyers on Wednesday January 26.

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Realistically, Do the Caps Have a Chance at Record 63 Wins?

Photo: @smel18 Heading into the all-star break with 47 games played this season, the Capitals own the league’s best record at 35-8-4 good for 74 points, and 4 points ahead of the Chicago Blackhawks with 6 games in hand.

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Alex Ovechkin Is Hurt. Should Caps Fans Be Worried?

Greg Fiume/Getty Images  It was a rare disappointing evening for the Capitals on Wednesday night. The Capitals lost 4-3 in overtime to the Philadelphia Flyers, and some sad news came out after the game ended. Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman reported that … Continue reading

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A look at the Capitals remaining schedule – A month-by-month breakdown

“And down the stretch they come”! One of my favorite calls in all of sports. It never fails to raise the hair on the back of neck, and in this case it’s no different, only we’re not talking horse racing. The … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears and Capitals Prospects Update

Hershey endured two feet of snow, an overtime loss, and a shootout loss this past week, but amidst the loss and schedule changes forced by Jonas came the news that Bears and Caps fans alike were awaiting – Jakub Vrana … Continue reading

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