Monthly Archives: March 2017

Capitals Alumni Profile – Larry Murphy

Photo: The current generation of Capitals fans are very familiar with the exploits of left winger Alex Ovechkin who wears No. 8 on his jersey and will likely one day be elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame. They also … Continue reading

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Listen to Nova Caps Radio Interview on Saturday at 11 AM

Listen to George Foussekis on Saturday at 11 AM on WBGR Sports Network’s The Xperience: Hockey Talk with Michael Lindenbaum Continue reading

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Capitals Affiliates Attempt to Join in Playoff Foray

With the Capitals having already clinched their playoff berth, the club’s two affiliates, the Hershey Bears (AHL) and South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL) are looking to make it another sweep into the playoffs for the organization. 

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Liam O’Brien Wins Hershey Bears’ AHL Man of the Year Candidate

Liam O’Brien’s journey to the Hershey Bears started with a free-agent invite to the Washington Capitals’ camp. The then-young kid impressed some people in the organization and ended up making the opening night roster. Like most players starting their hockey … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Caps Continue Road Run with a Clash with the Coyotes

Beep beep! The Caps roll through Arizona for a Friday night tilt with the Coyotes. This is the Capitals’ third stop in the five-game road trip. Washington comes into the weekend having won six in a row after beating the … Continue reading

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What Does the Future Hold For Karl Alzner?

A few days ago, NoVa Caps looked at the potential cost of re-signing right wing T.J. Oshie. But while all the focus has been on the popular winger due to his outburst of production this season, there is another pending … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Two other Prolific “Lend a Hand” Guys

Nick Wass/ Although he doesn’t go by this name, Mr. Assist for the Washington Capitals is Nicklas Backstrom; the Swedish-born center has done it more than any other Capital and at a rate that’s 15th best in NHL history, specifically … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Garrett Pilon

The Washington Capitals have signed forward Garrett Pilon to a three-year, entry-level contract beginning with the 2017-18 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Pilon will report to Hershey (AHL) at the conclusion of his WHL … Continue reading

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How a Year as a Capitals Fan Changed My Life (Essay)

It’s the beginning of 2016, and I’ve never seen a hockey game before in my life. I’m not a sports person in general, barring a fading allegiance to my hometown Red Sox and a casual interest in the Nats. If … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold On for 5-3 Win Over Avalanche, Win 6th Straight

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-3 Wednesday night at the Pepsi Center in Denver. The win raised the Capitals’ record to 51-17-8 (110 points). The Capitals next travel to Arizona to face the Coyotes on … Continue reading

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