Daily Archives: March 4, 2018

Capitals Prospect Ilya Samsonov Wins First Game of Playoffs for Metallurg Magnitogorsk

Photo: KHL On Sunday, Metallurg Magnitogorsk played HC Avtomobilist in Yekaterinburg in the first game of the first round of the KHL playoffs.  Among the returning Russian Olympians, star forward Sergei Mozyakin was back in his customary place on the … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Lose 3-2 in Shootout to Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Photos)

HERSHEY, PA – I’m sure the Bears were looking for a little redemption from Friday’s 7-6 loss against the Phantoms in Allentown, but that unfortunately didn’t happen for Hershey in the two team’s final matchup of the regular season. In … Continue reading

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What Will Happen in Regards to Barry Trotz’ Future?

Photo: Sportsnet The Capitals have important pieces due for raises this summer, the most notable being defenseman John Carlson. While a lot of important players are up for a new contract after this season, Head Coach Barry Trotz will also be … Continue reading

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Phantoms Beat Bears 3-2 in Shootout

Photo: JustSports Photography The Hershey Bears fell to the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 3-2 in a shootout Sunday evening at Giant Center. Each team would tally goals in the first two periods, with the game tied 2-2 at the second intermission. … Continue reading

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USA Warriors Victorious Over Soldier On in the NHL Sled Series (Photos/Video)

In conjunction with the 2018 Coors Light NHL Stadium Series between the Washington Capitals and the Toronto Maple Leafs, there was another game taking place in our region. On Friday morning, March 2nd at the Bowie Ice Arena, the Soldier … Continue reading

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Checking the Schedule: Analyzing the Capitals’ Remaining Games

Graphic: Monumental Sports and Entertainment While it may be hard to believe, after the Capitals’ 5-2 outdoor win on Saturday night, they have just 17 games left to play in the 2017-18 regular season. In this piece, NoVa Caps analyzes … Continue reading

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Blackout Upon Blackout: NBC’s Broadcasting Fiasco

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images  The winds had calmed just enough for levity. Battered by a ferocious and seemingly never-ending wall of wind the day before, those in and around the DC-area, faces familiar with volatile weather patterns, received a brief … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Ends 25-Game Goal Drought on the Big Stage

Photo: Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images 25 games without a goal can be a hard slump to overcome for any hockey rookie. That was the drought Jakub Vrana of the Washington Capitals had coming into Saturday night’s Stadium Series game … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan Receives Contract Extension

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Saturday night during the Washington Capitals Stadium Series game with the Toronto Maple Leafs, news broke on the Hockey Night in Canada broadcast. Reporter Nick Kypreos announced that Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan is going to … Continue reading

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