Author Archives: Tim Foisie

About Tim Foisie

I'm a businessman and sports writer. I write for @NoVa_Caps. You can find some of my articles through the link below (to view some other articles just search my name in Nova Caps):

Playing “Big” in Big Moments: I’m Orlovin’ it

As one would expect, game outcomes are becoming more hotly contested around the NHL as the regular season grows older. Numerous players on all 30 teams are stepping up at the right moments. The Capitals’ impactful player has been left-handed defenseman Dmitry Orlov. … Continue reading

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What the Will Over Skill Robe Tells Us

Photos: Washington Capitals As you can see, the Will Over Skill robe is not a fashion statement unless the Capitals are outfitting Santa’s wardrobe on the side.  They adopted the Will over Skill slogan at the beginning of this season. … Continue reading

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Daniel Winnik on the edge of becoming Caps’ next double digit goal scorer

Above: Daniel Winnik at Kettler Capitals Iceplex practice. A month ago, NoVa Caps’ Michael Fleetwood did this excellent profile on Daniel Winnik. Here are some more tidbits on the Capitals left winger. 

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Home Ice Advantage Tie-Breaking Status

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images This article is updated to reflect results through March 28th.  The table below summarizes the status of tie-breakers for home ice advantage throughout the playoffs from a Washington Capitals perspective. 

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets @ Capitals

The Capitals look to extend their winning streak when they face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at Verizon Center. Puck drop is at 7 PM ET on CSN and the NHL Network. A preview of this game, … Continue reading

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These Jackets are Tailor-Made for a Long Playoff Run: A Look At the Columbus Blue Jackets

Nick Wass/Associated Press To hell with the bye week blues. If NHL teams are supposed to incur a post bye week letdown, someone forgot to tell the Columbus Blue Jackets. This is the fourth article on potential postseason opponents of the … Continue reading

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What to Expect From the Capitals For the Rest of Their Regular Season

Alex Gallardo/Associated Press As winter haphazardly turns to spring, many Caps fans, myself included, have been known to get the jitters brought on by the team’s average results beginning in late February, much like the 6-6-2 record the Capitals have most recently … Continue reading

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