Category Archives: Injuries

Our Favorite Capitals Bouts From The Past Five Years

Photo: CBS Sports While the NHL has tried to discourage fighting for quite some time, players around the league haven’t been afraid to drop the mitts when they think it’s necessary, including members of the Washington Capitals. Capitals fans have … Continue reading

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“We Could Have Had…?!”: Washington Capitals’ Draft Day Regrets – 2011 – 2013

Throughout the existence of the NHL, teams and fans have experienced their fair share of draft pick fails, when, at the time of the selection, a team believes they chose the best player available, but as time passed, it became … Continue reading

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After Being A Healthy Scratch With Blackhawks, Michal Kempny Has Become Pivotal Piece For Capitals

Photo: Sporting News When the Washington Capitals acquired defenseman Michal Kempny from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a third-round pick in the upcoming draft on February 19, 2018, it was considered a minor move around the NHL.

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Class of ’02: A Review of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: Mike Slobe/Getty Images With the 2019 NHL Entry Draft just weeks away, the offseason and teams will soon begin to conduct their business and personnel decisions. In this piece, NoVa Caps takes a look back at the 2002 NHL … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Defenseman John Erskine Seriously Injured In Highway Accident

Photo: The Queen’s Journal Former Washington Capitals defenseman John Erskine was severely injured in a highway accident that took place in the early morning on Wednesday, his former agent told TSN.

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What Went Wrong: Why Did the Capitals Suffer a First-Round Stumble Versus the Carolina Hurricanes?

In round 1, the Washington Capitals were upset by the youthful Carolina Hurricanes. Continue reading

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Five Capitals Will Head To World Championships

Photo: Sportsnet Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, center Evgeny Kuznetsov, and defenseman Dmitry Orlov will represent Russia at the IIHF World Championships while forwards Jakub Vrana and Dmitrij Jaskin will do the same for the Czech Republic. The tournament will … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny Says He Will Be Ready For Capitals’ Training Camp In September

Photo: @RobCarlinNBCS Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny told reporters at his exit interview on Friday that he will be ready for training camp in mid-September after undergoing hamstring surgery on April 2. He left the second period of the Capitals’ 5-4 overtime loss … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Calls Warren Foegele Hit That Ended His Season “A Little Unnecessary”

Photo: @SWhyno Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie’s season ended sooner than anyone had hoped for but he should get in an entire summers work of workouts despite suffering a broken collarbone eight days ago, he said at the team’s final … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Out Indefinitely With Broken Collarbone

Photo: CBS Sports On Friday, Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie underwent surgery to repair a broken collarbone suffered from a crash into the end boards after a collision with Carolina Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele with 5:08 remaining in the third period of … Continue reading

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