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Penalties Are Costing Caps Points And They Know It

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals entered the game against the Florida Panthers 20th in penalty killing. Not ideal. The best way to curb that number is simple: don’t take penalties. The Caps did a good … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Immediate Future Relies On John Carlson.

John Carlson entered the season kind of under the radar. Since Matt Niskanen joined the Washington Capitals 3 years ago, he has taken the #1RHD (right handed defensemen). Carlson has been prevalent, still playing top power play time, but he’s … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Defense Was Better, But Still Has Work to Do

After a shellacking by the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday, there was plenty of justified fear concerning the Washington Capitals defensive side of the game. However, the Flyers game should be taken with a few grains of salt.  The Capitals may … Continue reading

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It’s Not All Peaches And Cream With Dennis Maruk: A NoVa Caps Interview

Photo: NHL The preview for Dennis Maruk’s upcoming book, Dennis Maruk: The Unforgettable Story of Hockey’s Forgotten 60-Goal Man says it all: Only 20 men in NHL history have scored 60 or more goals in a single season. That will … Continue reading

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Young Bloods Lighting A Fire in Washington Capitals Training Camp

Photos: Washington Capitals Last year’s offseason was a boring one by all accounts for the Washington Capitals. The team just came off of a President’s Trophy winning season, only to be ousted by a team we don’t speak of in … Continue reading

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2017-2018 Washington Capitals Hype Video

Hockey is back! Today is the first day of official practice. Over the next 2 to 3 weeks the Capitals roster will be cut down to it’s starting lineup. Then before you know it will be October 5th and the … Continue reading

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What’s The Skinny On Christian Djoos’ Weight?

Young defenseman Christian Djoos has joined some of his teammates on the ice this past week for the Capitals’ informal practices before the start of training camp next week. One of the biggest questions for Djoos upon his arrival was … Continue reading

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2017-18 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Getty Images NoVa Caps has just finished its annual Capitals player previews for the 2017-18 season. The NoVa Caps team is now shifting focus to the rest of the NHL with previews for each of the Divisions. The series continues with … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Brett Connolly

As we do every year in the weeks leading up to Capitals’ training camp, NoVa Caps is preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season. Today, we continue with right winger Brett Connolly. 

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2020 Vision: How Will the Washington Capitals’ Roster Look in 3 Years?

 The Hockey News has been running a fun series entitled “2020 Vision” which projects how NHL teams might look when the 2019-2020 season rolls around. It’s definitely worth a look, so check it out here. They write a quick blurb on the … Continue reading

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