Monthly Archives: November 2016

Game Preview: Islanders @ Capitals

After a four-day mini-break, the Capitals return to the ice at Verizon Center on Thursday night when they host the New York Islanders. Puck drop is 7:00 PM. 

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Welcome to Washington, Jakub Vrana

It’s almost the breakup of Michael Latta/Tom Wilson all over again, but at least for the two Czechs (Jakub Vrana and Vitek Vanecek), they are still technically teammates. Vrana was part of a three-player move by the Capitals today and … Continue reading

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Zach Sanford Re-Assigned to Hershey, Jakub Vrana, Paul Carey Called Up

The Washington Capitals have recalled forwards Paul Carey and Jakub Vrana from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and have re-assigned Zach Sanford to Hershey, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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The Game Beyond Special Teams: Capitals’ Even Strength Domination

Patrick Smith/Getty Images It’s no secret that the Capitals’ special teams haven’t been performing as well as they had in years prior.  In fact, since the all-star break last season, the Caps’ power play and penalty kill have been relatively … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Is A Harsh Business: Did the Florida Panthers Handle Their Coaching Change Properly?

Did the Florida Panthers handle Gerard Gallant’s firing properly? Continue reading

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Matt Niskanen Injury Update, Line Changes

The Capitals returned to practice on Wednesday morning, following a day off on Tuesday. One of the big questions surrounding the Capitals return is the health of Matt Niskanen. 

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At the Quarter Mark: Forwards

The Capitals offense has been the most exciting in the league for the last several years. One big component of that scoring is the forwards. Whether it’s Ovi, Backy, Kuzy, or MoJo, a goal by one of these players always … Continue reading

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Caps Casino Night 2016 (Photos)

Caps Casino Night fundraiser was held at the Sheraton Pentagon City Hotel. Caps fans in attendance were treated to an evening of delicious food, live music, mingling and gaming. The event featured a raffle, silent auction with game-used equipment and … Continue reading

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“Tee-Shirt Guy” Donates Shirts for Caps Casino Charity Auction

Caps fan, NoVa Caps reader and season ticket holder Charlie McManus, better known to fans as “Tee-Shirt Guy”, donated a few of his unique shirts for a silent auction online during the annual Caps Casino Night. 

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Capitals Alumni of the Week: Calle Johansson

Photo: Washington Capitals Every Monday (yes, today’s Tuesday), NoVa Caps will feature a Capitals alumni as the Alumni of the Week. This week: longtime defenseman Calle Johansson. 

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