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About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077

Report: NHL, Players’ Association Discussing January 15 Opening Night

According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, the NHL and players’ association have engaged lately about starting the 2020-21 season on Friday, January 15 with training camps opening on New Year’s Day, just two weeks ahead of the potential season start date. … Continue reading

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At Least Four NHL Teams Considering Playing Outdoor Home Games For 2020-21 Season

Photo by Brian Babineau/NHLI via Getty Images According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Freidman, at least four NHL teams (reportedly the Anaheim Ducks, Boston Bruins, Los Angeles Kings, and Pittsburgh Penguins) are currently considering playing their home games for the 2020-21 season … Continue reading

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Report: Player On NHLPA’s Return-To-Play Committee Thinks 2020-21 Season Will Start Between January 20 And February 1

Photo: Mark Blinch/Getty Images According to The Athletic’s Pierre LeBrun, the 16-player return-to-play committee is scheduled to meet on Tuesday and one source on it told LeBrun that he thinks the 2020-21 NHL season will kick off sometime between Wednesday, … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead To 2021 Free Agency For the Capitals

Photo: Micheline Veluvolu The 2021 offseason will be a big one for the Washington Capitals as captain Alex Ovechkin can become an unrestricted free agent and forward Jakub Vrana and goaltender Ilya Samsonov can each become restricted free agents. They … Continue reading

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Could 2020-21 Be Lars Eller’s Last Season With The Capitals?

As a result of the loss of revenue due to COVID-19, the NHL salary cap will remain flat at $81.5 million for the next three seasons, which is obviously a bad break for teams such as the Washington Capitals who … Continue reading

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Golden Knights, Blue Jackets Close Facilities After Multiple Positive COVID-19 Tests

Photo: Ron Futrell/Twitter According to TSN, at least four Vegas Golden Knights players tested positive for COVID-19 and sources have indicated that number could be higher. In addition, multiple family members of Golden Knights’ players have tested positive just ahead … Continue reading

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Former Capitals’ Forward Joel Ward Named Assistant Coach For AHL’s Silver Knights

Photo: Capitals The Henderson Silver Knights, the AHL affiliate of the Vegas Golden Knights, announced on Monday that they have hired former Washington Capitals forward Joel Ward and defenseman Jamie Heward to be an assistant coach with the team.

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A Closer Look At Capitals’ Defenseman Justin Schultz

Photo: After averaging 3.44 goals-against per game from December 22 onward, the most among the 24 teams that participated in the NHL’s return-to-play plan, the Washington Capitals signed three defensemen in Justin Schultz, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, and Paul LaDue … Continue reading

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Will Michal Kempny Be A Lock In The Capitals’ Top-Six When He Returns ?

After the Washington Capitals re-signed defenseman Brenden Dillon to a four-year contract before he could have hit the unrestricted free agent market, the team has four left-handed defensemen on one-way contracts: Dillon, Dmitry Orlov, Jonas Siegenthaler, and Michal Kempny. In … Continue reading

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Assessing Metropolitan Division Defenses For 2020-21 Season

Metropolitan Division teams made big changes this offseason, with several significant moves coming on defense. Last month, NoVa Caps looked at Metropolitan Division goalie tandems. Now, it’s time to examine the eight teams’ projected defenses for the 2020-21 NHL season and … Continue reading

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