Category Archives: NHL Awards

Russian To The Metro – An Updated Look At The Influx Of Russian Netminders In The Metropolitan Division

In recent seasons we’ve seen a tremendous wave of new Russian-born goaltenders begin to make an impact in the Metropolitan Division. NoVa Caps examined this before the 2019-20 season, provided an update before the 2020-21 season, and provided another update before the … Continue reading

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Examining The Presidents’ Trophy “Curse”

Photo: NHL There is no guarantee that a team winning the Presidents’ Trophy, awarded to the team with the regular season’s best record, will also win the Stanley Cup. In fact, more often than not the Presidents’ Trophy winner has … Continue reading

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Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly, Flyers’ Sean Couturier, Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron Nominated For Selke Trophy

Photo: St. Louis Game Time St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’Reilly, Philadelphia Flyers center Sean Couturier, and Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron were nominated for the Selke Trophy on Monday. The award is given to the league’s best defensive forward.

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Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon, Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews, Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly Nominated For Lady Byng Award

Photo: NHL.com According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, and St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’Reilly are the nominees for the Lady Byng Trophy this season. The award is given to … Continue reading

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Flyers’ Oskar Lindblom, Senators’ Bobby Ryan, Stars’ Stephen Johns Nominated For Bill Masterton Trophy

Photo: PhillyVoice According to TSN’s Frank Seravalli, Dallas Stars defenseman Stephen Johns, Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom, and Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan are the three nominees for the NHL’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.

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NHL Will Release Awards Finalists Throughout Next Week

Photo: @Capitals The NHL will release its awards finalists for the 2019-20 regular season throughout next week. However, the King Clancy (awarded to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and who has made a … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Ryan Walter

The Washington Capitals have had a total of 14 captains in their 46-year history in the NHL, with notable names such as Yvon Labre, Rod Langway, Dale Hunter, and Alex Ovechkin among them. While he may not have been as … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin To Share Rocket Richard Trophy With Bruins’ David Pastrnak To Capture Ninth Scoring Title

Photo: Getty Images The NHL announced on Thursday that Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin will share the Maurice Rocket Richard Trophy with Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak after each led the NHL with 48 goals during the regular season. This … Continue reading

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Nine on the Line: Could Potential Statistics in the Qualifying Round Jeopardize Ovechkin’s Chance for Ninth Rocket Richard Trophy?

Over the last few hours, we’ve been on NHL overload as the league unveiled the Return To Play Plan. Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the 2019-20 regular season is done with and the focus is geared towards the phases and formats … Continue reading

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NHL Postpones Scouting Combine, Draft, Awards Due To Ongoing Uncertainty

Photo: NHLPR The NHL announced on Wednesday that the 2020 combine in Buffalo, New York from June 1-6, awards show in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 18, and draft at Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec from June 26-27 have all … Continue reading

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