Category Archives: Games

Confirmed: Capitals to Host Maple Leafs in Outdoor Game at Naval Academy

In his annual “State of the League” address held on Monday, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman confirmed that the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, will host an outdoor game between the Washington Capitals and the Toronto Maple Leafs. 

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Nicklas Backstrom Wins a Gold Medal for Sweden

Nicklas Backstrom scored what would ultimately be the game-winning goal in the shootout round to lead Team Sweden to a 2-1 win over Team Canada in the IIHF World Championship in Cologne, Germany. Canada won the gold medal the last … Continue reading

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Caps’ Russian Superstars Dominate in Worlds

Photo: RHF Two Capitals players killed it today in the IIHF Worlds for team Russia as the Red Machine shutout the Czech Republic 3-0 at the AccorHotels Arena in Paris, France. 

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What’s the Fouss? The Game 7 Meltdown: What Is With the Poor Attitude and Effort?

Why did the Capitals lack effort and show a poor attitude in their Game 7 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins? Continue reading

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Nostalgic Nick: Nicklas Backstrom and William Nylander Share More than Just Ice Time As Members of Team Sweden

Photo: Jimmy Wixton/SportsBladet Nicklas Backstrom told reporters during his exit interview a few days ago that he was heading to Germany to represent his home country of Sweden in the World Hockey Championships. Among his teammates on his country’s team … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Shines in Sweden’s 4-2 Win Over Denmark

Photo: @HenryDrage After flying in this morning, Nicklas Backstrom and his fellow Swedes took on Denmark in the preliminary round of the IIHF World Championships over in Cologne, Germany. Backstrom was a big contributor in Sweden’s 4-2 win. 

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Seventh Heaven: A Review of Game 7’s in Capitals History

Len Redkoles/Getty Images North America With the Capitals set to host the Pittsburgh Penguins tomorrow night in what promises to be an unforgettable Game 7, the 15th in the 42-year history of the franchise, NoVa Caps is looking back at … Continue reading

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Game 7 Preview: Penguins @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals escape the 2nd round and defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7? Here is a Game 7 Preview. Continue reading

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The Capitals Can Rewrite History…… or Repeat it

Can the Washington Capitals rewrite history in Game 6? Continue reading

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Game 6 Preview: Capitals @ Penguins

The Capitals lived to see another day thanks to a Game 5 win on Saturday night in DC. With 20 minutes to go and their season on the line, the Caps ripped off three unanswered goals much to the delight … Continue reading

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