Category Archives: NHL Awards

Key Capitals and NHL Offseason Dates

As hockey season winds down in the coming weeks, it is time to look ahead to the NHL offseason. Here are some key offseason dates to keep in mind as we approach the end of hockey season:

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Tom Wilson Named Capitals’ King Clancy Award Nominee

Photo: Yorktown Sentry The Washington Capitals named forward Tom Wilson their nominee for the King Clancy Award, which is given “to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Wins 8th Rocket Richard Trophy; Sets Record For Most Times Leading League in Goals

Alex Ovechkin added one more record to his arsenal of recoreds set during the 2018-19 season.  He led the NHL in goals, once again, this time with 51 goals.  This is the eighth time he has led the league in … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps’ End of Season Awards: The 2017-18 Capys!

NoVa Caps hands out the 2017-18 Capys! Continue reading

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Ten Years Ago – Capitals Appoint Boudreau Head Coach

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images When November 22 rolls around each year, most Americans above a certain age associate the day with the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  It is also a day that is close to Thanksgiving, either on the … Continue reading

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Predicting the 2017-18 NHL Awards

Who will take home the NHL awards after the 2017-18 regular season? Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Wins First Career William M. Jennings Trophy

While it has been known for a few days now, Capitals goalie Braden Holtby has won the William M. Jennings Trophy for playing for the team that allowed the fewest goals (182) during the regular season.

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Home Ice Advantage Tie-Breaking Status

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images This article is updated to reflect results through March 30th.  The table below summarizes the status of tie-breakers for home ice advantage throughout the playoffs from a Washington Capitals perspective. 

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Nicklas Backstrom Continues Chase For Scoring and Assists Titles

Nicklas Backstrom notched his 10th career four assist game in his 10 year NHL career Saturday night versus the Lightning. Backstrom has once again quietly caught fire, and is a serious contender for the Art Ross Trophy. 

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NHL Awards – A Look at the Voting

NoVa Caps takes a closer look at the voting for each of the NHL awards. Some of the results could leave Capitals fans scratching their heads.

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