Category Archives: Games

How Important Is Pheonix Copley to the Capitals?

When the Capitals acquired Kevin Shattenkirk from the St. Louis Blues at the trade deadline they were not only keeping an eye on the chances they had at bringing Lord Stanley’s Cup for the first time to DC, they were … Continue reading

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NHL Centennial Exhibit stops in Washington

On Friday and Saturday, the NHL’s Centennial Fan Arena made a pit stop in the nation’s capital. Fans were able to visit the exhibit Friday and Saturday to play hockey, go inside the Centennial truck — a traveling museum of … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Stats From The Capitals 4-2 Preseason Win Over The Canadiens

While it may be the preseason, a time when stats may not matter as much as they do during the regular season everyone has to shake off offseason rust. NoVa Caps will be tracking statistics throughout the preseason, while keeping … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Steps Up in His First Preseason Game

Photo: Capitals After dropping their first preseason game to the Devils, Washington bounced back with a win at Montreal on Wednesday night. In addition to the win, Caps fans got to see Jakub Vrana‘s preseason debut. Vrana is projected by many … Continue reading

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Capitals announce 2017-18 Promotional Calendar

Today, the Washington Capitals announced their promotional calendar for the upcoming season. The Capitals have three new fan giveaways as well as several cultural theme nights that they have used in seasons past. 

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Capitals Preseason Opener Features Slew of Penalties

Photo: NHL As the Capitals and Devils dropped the puck to the excitement of the fans at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, the vibe of excitement quickly changed with the whistles coming from those in the zebra stripes on … Continue reading

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Lucas Johansen set to make preseason debut tonight against Devils

In June, Lucas Johansen was in Nashville with his injured brother Ryan Johansen watching the Nashville Predators take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Stanley Cup Final. “He unfortunately got injured right when I got to Nashville. It’s a pretty … Continue reading

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Preseason Game Preview: Capitals @ Devils

Photo: Getty Images Capitals hockey is back. After four long months the Capitals head back to work, as they begin their chase towards the playoffs and maybe beyond. Actually, that’s still a few weeks away when the games actually count. 

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Top 10 Capitals Games to Look Forward to this Season

We’re almost there, folks! Training camp is less than two weeks away. The preseason starts three days after that, then the real thing begins on October 5. Here are the Top 10 games you should circle on your calendar! 

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