Monthly Archives: September 2017

Hershey Bears Finish Preseason with Loss to Penguins (Photos)

After defeating the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 5-1 in a preseason matchup on Wednesday, the Hershey Bears lost the rematch in overtime on Saturday. It was a great opportunity for a lot of the young players and tryouts to show what they’ve … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Camp Winds Down and Trotz Fires Missives

Preparing for the Blues and final round of cuts, residue from another preseason loss in Carolina, Trotz speaks with media about the Capitals’ offensive woes and the self-pity associated with playoffs and more in this evening’s Capitals links: 

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As the NHL Game has Changed, So Too Has the Role of Enforcer-type Players

There was once a time in the NHL when having an enforcer-type of player was a necessity for any NHL team, a player whose role was to protect a team’s star players from other teams’ most physical players. But as … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Trotz is Planning to Start Season With Orpik in Top 4

With the losses of Kevin Shattenkirk and Karl Alzner in free agency and Nate Schmidt to the Vegas Golden Knights in the expansion draft, the Capitals have a hole to fill on their defense. Salary cap restrictions due to long-term … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Practice Schedule: 10/1 Thru 10/15

Below are the scheduled times for the Washington Capitals upcoming practices and morning skates. All practices and morning skates are open and free to the general public. Please be advised that practice times are subject to change. 

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Images from Washington Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals held their last full day of training camp workouts Saturday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. NoVa Caps’ photographer Joseph Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images. By the way, Joe is also covering … Continue reading

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Stats From The Capitals 3-1 Preseason Loss To Carolina

Photo: @Photogrphy_by_jaylynn Friday night in Raleigh was just another preseason game with not much positive to mention for the Capitals. That’s pretty much been the norm for the Caps this preseason. A team that looks like they’re playing games because … Continue reading

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Canes Clip Caps, 3-1

Less than 96 hours before Tuesday’s 5:00 p.m. roster deadline, players hoping to make the team on Opening Night took to the ice in Raleigh for the Capitals’ sixth preseason game of the year. While there were some noteworthy performances, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links: Carolina, Camp and Castings

Photo: @pdmphoto Off to Carolina, update on T.J. Oshie, chatting with Lars Eller, new ways to watch the Caps, final weekend of training camp, news and notes from morning skate, who fits best with Ovechkin and Kuznetsov and much more … Continue reading

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Using Stats to Sort out the Battle for the Spot Alongside Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov

Photo: Washington Capitals As training camp begins to wind down and most of the question on defense are beginning to find answers (Madisn Bowey on Brooks Orpik’s Right side) or are very close to being answered (Christian Djoos and Aaron … Continue reading

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