Category Archives: Goaltending

Progress Report: A Look At the Capitals Through the First Nine Games

Photo by Dave Reginek/NHLI via Getty Images With the Capitals out of game action until Thursday, the team has some time to practice and enjoy themselves before taking the ice. With nine games already in the books, NoVa Caps’ Diane … Continue reading

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Chandler Stephenson Notches Hat Trick as Bears Get First Win

Photo: Grand Rapid Griffins After a loss in Milwaukee on Friday night, the Bears continued their road trip against the defending Calder Cup champions, the Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday night. Hershey came into Saturday night’s game still searching for … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov Update – Some Days It Doesn’t Pay to Go into the Office

Photos: KHL It was on October 18, 2017 when Metallurg Magnitogorsk had a rematch with their opponent from the 2016 Gagarin Cup Finals; i.e. CSKA.  In 2016, Metallurg Magnitogorsk won that series in seven games, winning Game 7 on the … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals versus Philadelphia Flyers – November 1, 2013

Photo: Getty Images With the Washington Capitals playing the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia on October 14, 2017, and the Caps having finished another fight-filled affair only the day before, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at another Caps-Flyers … Continue reading

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5 Storylines Going Into Capitals-Penguins on Wednesday Night Rivalry

Photo: NHL On Wednesday night, the Capitals will look to bounce back from giving up a 3-1 lead and falling 4-3 in overtime in Tampa Bay on Monday night. They will have to do so against the defending back-to-back Stanley … Continue reading

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Capitals defeat Blues 4-3, End Preseason on High Note

The Capitals’ preseason wrapped up this afternoon with a 4-3 win against the Blues at Scottrade Arena in St. Louis this afternoon. 

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Canes Clip Caps, 3-1

Less than 96 hours before Tuesday’s 5:00 p.m. roster deadline, players hoping to make the team on Opening Night took to the ice in Raleigh for the Capitals’ sixth preseason game of the year. While there were some noteworthy performances, … Continue reading

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With Opening Night Six Days Away, Who Will Take the Ice for the Capitals Next Thursday?

So far the Capitals have been through two weeks of training camp, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. For last week’s projection, click here. In this piece, NoVa Caps contributor … Continue reading

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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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