Author Archives: Stephanie Judge

About Stephanie Judge

C-A-P-S Caps Caps Caps!! A lover of all things Capitals (especially T.J. Oshie) Stephanie is an avid fan follow her on Twitter @stpjudge for her latest hockey adventures.

First Ever Scheduled Bye Week Yields Compressed Game Schedule

Bill Wippert/NHLI/Getty No doubt you’ve heard Locker, Joe B., and John Walton lamenting this season’s “compressed schedule” that leaves the Capitals with an unprecedented 16 sets of back-to-back games. And the logical question is “why”? Well, it’s not the hockey … Continue reading

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Power Play Prowess Returns to the Caps

The Washington DC metro area is notorious for its Type A overachievers, and much like helicopter parents paying extreme attention to their offspring — Washington Caps fans nervously wring their angst-ridden hands over every hiccup in the Capitals’ game. 

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Grubauer Scores First Career NHL Shut Out

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Verizon Center paid tribute to its hometown goalies at Tuesday’s game against the Colorado Avalanche – both of them.

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The Washington Capitals 4th Line is the Charm – Adding Depth, Experience and Skill While Rounding Out Our Offensive Lines

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images A team’s depth is often a key element to its success and last night, the Capitals fourth line stepped forth from the shadows and into the limelight of center ice which, if the … Continue reading

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Daniel Winnik Shines in the Washington Capitals Home Opener Against the NY Islanders

Bruce Bennett / Getty Images Excitement was running high Saturday night as the Washington Capitals returned to the Verizon Center for the 2016-2017 season home opener against the New York Islanders. The Capitals, last year’s Presidents’ Trophy winners, fell to their … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps Interview: Philipp Grubauer – “That Could Have Been Us”

Source: Online Kicker NoVa Caps recently had the opportunity to speak with Philipp Grubauer, the Capitals back-up goalie, about the Capitals season opener tonight against the Penguins, his experience with Team Europe and his unique pre-game routines.

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NoVa Caps Interview: Zach Sanford

Looking extremely uncomfortable, donning his “college suit”, the 6’4” Sanford entered today’s Capitals’ sponsored media luncheon nervously, like a teenager on his first date. His eyes darted around the room as he watched his veteran team members for cues as … Continue reading

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World Cup of Hockey – A Fan’s Perspective

Eager for some real-time hockey, Toronto beckoned as the World Cup of Hockey (WCH) tournament drew closer. In the midst of August, with October seeming a lifetime away, this NoVa Caps contributor caved and made plans to attend the 2016 WCH.

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Team North America Dominates the Finns – Wins 4-1

Getty Images Sunday night the explosive speed and hard charging tenacity of Team North America completely dominated the veterans of Team Finland, besting them 4-1 at the final horn.

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Team Europe Takes First Win, 6-2 Over Team Sweden

Team Europe notched their first win of the pre-tournament games with a 6-2 victory over Team Sweden, Wednesday night at Verizon Center.

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