Author Archives: Charlie DiPasquale

About Charlie DiPasquale

Charlie is a game day reporter at NoVa Caps, he focuses on trend stories around The Washington Capitals. He also works at SKDKnickerbocker, a D.C. based public affairs firm. He began his writing career in communications and media relations at the Center for American Progress where he wrote about politics, immigration and environmental policy. Charlie holds a B.A. in sociology and criminal justice from Long Island University and is an avid hockey fan.

Capitals’ Tom Wilson Goes From “On Fire” to “Hot Water”

Photo: @Capitals WASINGTON, DC — From the drop of the puck it looked like the Capitals had tonight’s game against the New Jeresy Devils well under control. Their top line came out to a quick start, which is relatively unusual … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Owner Ted Leonsis Presents Stanley Cup rings to Full-Time Staff

While the Capitals players and coaching staff are looking forward to wrapping up their four-game road trip tonight up in Montreal, the rest of the organization’s staff is back in D.C. celebrating tonight. 

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Washington’s 4th Line Effort Helps Caps Overpower Red-hot Oilers

Photo: AP/Nick Wass WASHINGTON — The Edmonton Oilers visited Washington on Monday night to face the Washington Capitals for the second time in less than two weeks. Just 11 days ago, the Oilers handled the Capitals by a final score of … Continue reading

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As Capitals Enter Busy November, Reirden Says No Player is at “100 Percent”

Photo credit: James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports It wasn’t a big surprise when Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden announced yesterday that veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik would sit out tonight’s game against the Montreal Canadiens. Orpik played just 10 minutes and change … Continue reading

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Ovechkin and Bäckström: Washington’s Dynamic Duo Continues to Break Records

Photos: NHL Via Getty Images In 2004 Alexander Ovechkin was drafted by The Washington Capitals as that year’s first overall pick. At that moment the franchise was renewed. During his first year in the league he tallied an incredible 52 … Continue reading

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Caps Beat Rangers Despite Secondary Scoring Slump

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Todd Reirden is Searching for Chemistry on the Third and Fourth Line CAPITAL ONE ARENA — One thing was clear during the Capitals championship run last season – everyone contributed. But so far … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov Powers Capitals to Stanley Cup Rematch Victory

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Evgeny Doesn’t “Give a Shit” About Being MVP, Only Having Fun There was one dominate player in the much-anticipated Stanley Cup rematch between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals – Evgeny Kuznetsov. 

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Capitals’ Stars Dominate in Home Opener

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Maybe it’s the new banner, maybe it was the adrenaline or maybe just maybe the Capitals’ top six are still hot from last season. Tonight’s home opener was a complete showcase in how the Washington … Continue reading

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One of the Many Positives From the Capitals Pre-Season Opener Loss

Despite the shootout loss, the Washington Capitals were in rare form for their pre-season opener on Sunday. But perhaps the biggest takeaway from the game was how well Pheonix Copley played. 

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The Biggest Way Evgeny Kuznetsov Can Improve This Season…

Evgeny Kuznetsov had a breakout season last year, proving to the entire league that he is a topline forward, even on a team stacked with all-star talent like Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. 

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