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The Latest Vegas Odds For When The 2020-21 NHL Season Will Begin

Sports books in Vegas have released their latest odds for when the 2020-21 NHL season will begin. The league has been steadfast in their recent statements that the goal is to start play on January 1, 2021, however most insiders … Continue reading

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A Pyrrhic Victory and Casualties in Carolina: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals @ Carolina Hurricanes – November 30, 2009

Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images Continuing a recent stretch of NoVa Caps’ Retro Recaps, Diane Doyle takes a look back at a game played in November 2009, at a time when the Washington Capitals were battling for the Eastern Conference … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead To 2021 Free Agency For the Capitals

Photo: Micheline Veluvolu The 2021 offseason will be a big one for the Washington Capitals as captain Alex Ovechkin can become an unrestricted free agent and forward Jakub Vrana and goaltender Ilya Samsonov can each become restricted free agents. They … Continue reading

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Former Capital Wojtek Wolski Wins Canadian Battle of the Blades Reality Skating Competition

Danielle Barr/CBC Battle of the Blades is a Canadian reality show where eight pairs of skaters (each consisting of a hockey player and a figure skater) compete against one another, with the prize money of $100,000 being donated to the … Continue reading

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Carl Hagelin Will Help Henrik Lundqvist Get Acclimated In D.C., Just Like Lundqvist Did For Him In New York

Getty Images As a 23-year-old, heading into his first NHL season back in 2011, Carl Hagelin found himself in the big city, getting ready to play for the New York Rangers. One of his mentors at the time was fellow … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Reflects On Dreams, Role Models, Dealing With Adversity And A Possible Acting Career

Photo: Sport-Express Like most kids playing sports in their youth, Alex Ovechkin had dreams of playing hockey and possibly making it to the NHL one day. However, growing up, Ovechkin was less focused on becoming one of the greatest hockey … Continue reading

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Liam O’Brien Leaves Hershey Bears; Signs with Colorado Eagles

Liam O’Brien, who played in the Washington Capitals organization, primarily with the Hershey Bears, since the 2014-15 season, has signed a contract with the Colorado Eagles, the AHL affiliate of the Colorado Avalanche. O’Brien was an unrestricted free agent (G6) … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek’s Essay Details The Feelings And Fears He Faced In Coming To America: “I Felt Lost In America From The First Moment”

Photos: Jana Mensatorová, ČTK / AP / Mel Evans and ČTK / AP / Chris Young For Capitals goaltending prospect Vitek Vanecek, playing hockey in America has been a tremendous challenge. On the exterior, Vanecek has always been a jovial … Continue reading

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Alexei Protas Participates in ‘World Day Of Pets’ Promotional Events for HC Dynamo Minsk

HC Dynamo Minsk, the team to where Washington Capitals prospect Alexei Protas was loaned, held several events related to ‘World Day of Pets’ in conjunction with their game against HC Vityaz on Thursday. ‘World Day Day of Pets’ is celebrated … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana Speaks About His Mother, Jana Vranova, And Her Fight With Cancer

Photo: NHL via Getty Images As part of the NHL’s Hockey Fights Cancer initiative, which annually takes place in during the month of November, the Capitals and the NHL are profiling players in the game who have been impacted by … Continue reading

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