Category Archives: Lineups

Capitals’ Christian Djoos And Nicklas Backstrom Participate In Annual Brynäs Black White Game

Photo: @BrynasIF Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom and defenseman Christian Djoos participated in the annual Brynäs Black White charity hockey game at Gavlerinken Arena in Gavle, Sweden on Thursday. The event featured pregame activities, an autograph session for fans, and … Continue reading

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The Biggest Question Facing Each NHL Team This Season

Photo: NHL.com After each NHL team made changes during the 2019 offseason and some have taken a serious step towards Stanley Cup contention while others have taken a step back. NoVa Caps goes through the major question facing each team heading … Continue reading

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Which Teams Will Rise and Fall in 2019-20?

How will the Metropolitan Division shake out in 2019-20? Continue reading

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Proposing New Forward Lines For Capitals In 2019-20

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After undergoing some changes to the offense in the offseason, the Washington Capitals‘ forward lines will have a different look this season. But how will they look when the team takes the ice on October 2 … Continue reading

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Superstar Sidekicks: A Look At the Players Who Got to Play With the Capitals’ Two Superstars

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images This week, the “Down Goes Brown” column, written by Sean McIndoe for The Athletic (behind the pay wall), focused on “Projecting the Opening Night lineup for whichever team you personally cheer for”, describing the projected lineup … Continue reading

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Naming A Captain In Chocolate Town

Photos: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Last season, Spencer Carbery, Head Coach of the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears, elected not to have a team captain for his relatively young squad. Instead, he chose to go with a rotation of … Continue reading

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Capitals Get Bigger, Grittier With Offseason Additions

Photo: Hockey Troll The Washington Capitals have been active during the 2019 NHL offseason after a seven-game exit in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs at the expense of the Carolina Hurricanes. After winning the Stanley Cup in … Continue reading

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What’s Next for the Capitals in Free Agency?

Photo: Zimbio Earlier this afternoon the Washington Capitals finally announced that they have re-signed top-six winger Jakub Vrana. With a contract of two years worth $6.7 million ($3.35 million AAV), there remains a little under $1 million left of cap … Continue reading

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Bottom-Six Improvements: The Capitals Added More Lineup Flexibility with the Summer Additions

The Washington Capitals bottom-six forward rotation should be improved compared to a season ago. Continue reading

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A Closer Look At Capitals’ Free Agent Acquisitions: Brendan Leipsic

Photo: Jewels From The Crown After a one-goal performance from the Washington Capitals‘ fourth-line in the team’s seven-game series loss in the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, change to the trio was inevitable. After locking up forwards … Continue reading

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