Category Archives: Barry Trotz

A Pattern That Repeats: The Capitals Are Surrendering Goals in Bunches and Squandering Points Away

The Capitals are surrendering goals in bunches and blowing leads late in games. Continue reading

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Barry Trotz, Former Capitals Coaches Receive Their Stanley Cup Rings in Emotional Ceremony

Photo: @AGrossNewsday Earlier this season, during stops in Vancouver and Edmonton, respectively, the Capitals delivered Stanley Cup rings to former players Jay Beagle and Alex Chiasson, both members of the team during their run to the 2018 Stanley Cup championship. … Continue reading

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Washington at New York Preview: Capitals Collide With Trotz, Islanders For Likely The Final Time in Brooklyn

Photo: The Boston Globe The Washington Capitals clash with the New York Islanders for the first of four meetings this season at Barclays Center for likely the final time on Monday night. The Capitals won three out of the four … Continue reading

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Comparing The First 20 Games Under First-Season Capitals Head Coaches: How Has Todd Reirden Faired With The Defending Champs So Far?

Photo: Sports Illustrated Washington Capitals head coach Todd Reirden entered this season under an unusual and unique circumstance: taking over the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, something only four other coaches have done. Now that 20 games of Reirden’s first taste … Continue reading

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Why It’s Too Early To Worry About the Capitals’ Penalty Kill

Photo: Zimbio While the Washington Capitals have been very good at finding the back of the net so far this season (second in the NHL with an average of 3.8 goals per game and first with a 37.1% power play … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz Speaks About The Team’s Second Round Series Win Against the Penguins Last Year

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Former Washington Capitals and current New York Islanders’ head coach Barry Trotz spoke about the Capitals’ second-round victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins last season after Trotz and the Capitals failed to get past them the previous two … Continue reading

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Expectations for the 2018 Washington Capitals Training Camp

After winning the Stanley Cup, what are some expectations coming out of Washington Capitals training camp in 2018? Continue reading

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2018-19 Metropolitan Division Preview

Will the Washington Capitals remain on top of the Metropolitan Division? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Career Milestones Achieved in 2017-2018 Season

The 2017-2018 was a great season for Washington Capitals.  They won their first ever Stanley Cup.  But during the regular season, many of the players managed to achieve career milestones.  Prior to the season, NoVa Caps looked at potential player … Continue reading

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Capitals Name Todd Reirden As Head Coach

The Capitals have named Todd Reirden as Head Coach, the team announced on Friday. Rierden becomes the Capitals’ 18th head coach in franchise history.

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