Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Capitals Find Positives In Loss

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals came off the ice after a loss to the Philadelphia Flyers in overtime, but there wasn’t a sense of failure in the room after most losses. Instead, the team’s attitude and … Continue reading

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Images from the 2018 Outdoor Classic (Photos)

Well, the 2018 Outdoor Classic is in the books. And although the outcome of the game was not exactly desirable, it was still a pretty good game, battled down to the wire. NoVa Caps photographer was on hand to capture … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall to Flyers 2-1 (OT)

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers 2-1 Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena. After a scoreless opening frame, the Flyers struck first early in the middle stanza, but Alex Ovechkin would … Continue reading

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It’s Time For The Capitals To Fix Their Special Teams

Photo: NHL In the first three seasons with Barry Trotz as head coach, the Washington Capitals’ special teams were good-to-great. The Capitals averaged as the second to third best in power play and eighth-ninth in penalty kill in that time … Continue reading

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Lehigh Valley Phantoms Victorious over Hershey Bears in 2018 AHL Outdoor Classic (Photos)

Well the Bears dropped the Outdoor Classic game to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, losing 5-2. Sure, it’s not the way Hershey fans wanted it to go, but it was still exciting to get to see the game played outside at … Continue reading

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Phantoms Beat Bears 5-2 in 2018 AHL Outdoor Classic

Photo: Sons of Penn The Lehigh Valley Phantoms beat the Hershey Bears 5-2 in the 2018 AHL Outdoor Classic at Hersheypark Stadium Saturday night in Hershey. The Phantoms would jump out to a quick 2-0 lead and take that lead … Continue reading

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Five Storylines Going Into Capitals-Flyers on the NHL’s Game of the Week

The Washington Capitals and Philadelphia Flyers clash for the second time this season when the Capitals close out a short two-game homestand on Sunday afternoon. The game will be televised on NBC at 12:30 from Capital One Arena. Here are … Continue reading

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A Look at The Bears Goalie Masks for the 2018 Outdoor Classic

Photo: Zack Fisch If you’ve followed NoVa Caps over the years, you know we are big fans of the artists that participate in the Capitals and Bears communities. One of our favorite artists is Dave Gunnarsson, goalie mask artist for … Continue reading

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News and Notes from Saturday’s Capitals Practice: We Talking About Practice!

The Capitals got a nice break from the hokey grind for five days due to the bye week, and a handful of players even enjoyed tropical vacations. On Wednesday, the team was ready to take the ice and begin preparations … Continue reading

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When the Lineup Ain’t Working, Shake Em Up!

One of the first things you notice when attending a Capitals practice is the players skating around the ice before Barry Trotz blows the whistle to begin drills. Sometimes you’ll notice a bottom six forward sporting a top six red … Continue reading

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