Category Archives: Games

Game Preview: Out in the Wild

Photo: Elizabeth Flores/Star Tribue The Capitals begin their season-long five-game, eight night road trip in Minnesota. The Capitals will take on the Wild for the second and final time this season on Tuesday night. Puck drop is at 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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Tale of the Tape for the Week Ending March 25, 2017

Patrick Smith/Getty Images A few days ago, NoVa Caps took a look at the remaining schedule of the Metropolitan Division’s top three teams (the Capitals, Columbus Blue Jackets, and Pittsburgh Penguins) and the quality of their opponents. This article looks … Continue reading

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Capitals Late Surge Downs Coyotes 4-1

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-1 Saturday night at Verizon Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 49-17-8 (106 points). The win gives the Capitals a three-point lead in the Metropolitan Division, with eight … Continue reading

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Capitals Get Home Shootout Win for First Time this Season

Photo: Nick Wass/AP The shootout round has been relatively unkind to the Capitals this season. Tonight the Caps played a playoff-like contest and got a huge win to stay atop of the Metropolitan Division and the league. They needed overtime … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Achieves Milestone of His Own

Photo: @Capitals Last night, Braden Holtby achieved the milestone of playing in his 300th game, but another Caps player not only achieved a personal career-high, but also did something no Capital other than Alex Ovechkin has done in recent time. 

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Game Preview: Blue Jackets @ Capitals

The Capitals look to extend their winning streak when they face off against the Columbus Blue Jackets Thursday night at Verizon Center. Puck drop is at 7 PM ET on CSN and the NHL Network. A preview of this game, … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Division Rivals and their Upcoming Schedules

Nick Wass/Associated Press The Washington Capitals have had a relatively easy time this season when it comes to holding on to their spot at the top of the Metropolitan Division, being one of the NHL’s best teams throughout the 2016-17 … Continue reading

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Game Preview: Flames @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals cool the surging Calgary Flames on Braden Holtby bobblehead night? Continue reading

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Hat Tricks – Caps and Bears and Stingrays, Oh My!

Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images Nobody really knows if/when it happened. Suffice it to say an Organizational Hat Trick is extremely rare, but the stars aligned for Caps, Bears, and Stingrays Saturday evening. All three players were named … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky’s First Game Back was One to Remember

After his long-awaited return to the lineup on Saturday night in a victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Capitals forward Andre Burakovsky stat-line looked as though he hadn’t missed a beat, making it easy to see why he’s such an … Continue reading

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