Monthly Archives: September 2017

Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Roster Cuts and a Breather

Thursday was an off day for the Caps, more roster cuts at camp, Alex Ovechkin and eliminating penalties, projecting the opening night lineup after the first week of camp, training camp schedule for Friday and more in this evening’s Capitals … Continue reading

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Why T.J. Oshie is the Heart and Soul of the Capitals

When the Capitals acquired him two years ago in a trade with the St. Louis Blues, right wing T.J. Oshie was viewed as a complimentary piece to the Capitals’ Stanley Cup puzzle, a player who could hopefully help get the … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Stats From The Capitals 4-2 Preseason Win Over The Canadiens

While it may be the preseason, a time when stats may not matter as much as they do during the regular season everyone has to shake off offseason rust. NoVa Caps will be tracking statistics throughout the preseason, while keeping … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Steps Up in His First Preseason Game

Photo: Capitals After dropping their first preseason game to the Devils, Washington bounced back with a win at Montreal on Wednesday night. In addition to the win, Caps fans got to see Jakub Vrana‘s preseason debut. Vrana is projected by many … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Canadiens 4-2 in 2nd Preseason Tune-Up Game

The Washington Capitals beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 on Wednesday night at Bell Centre in Montreal. The victory evened the Capitals preseason record to 1-1. The Capitals return to preseason action Friday night when they host the St. Louis Blues at … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News: Ready for the Canadiens

Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports Getting ready for the Habs, starting lines for tonight, Jonas Siegenthaler comes to camp prepared, first round of cuts are made, Brett Connolly is looking to move up, Jakub Vrana feels the pressure and much more … Continue reading

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Preseason Game Preview: Capitals @ Canadiens

Photo: NHL The Capitals preseason officially started on Monday in Newark against the New Jersey Devils. Unfortunately for the Caps, they fell 4-1 in their preseason opener despite scoring first. 

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Capitals announce 2017-18 Promotional Calendar

Today, the Washington Capitals announced their promotional calendar for the upcoming season. The Capitals have three new fan giveaways as well as several cultural theme nights that they have used in seasons past. 

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