Category Archives: NHL

Dowd Do You Do?: A Closer Look at Capitals Center Nic Dowd

Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images North America After the departure of longtime fourth-line center Jay Beagle in free agency, the Capitals were seemingly left with a hole at the fourth-line pivot position for the first time in several seasons. In order … Continue reading

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A Look Around the Metropolitan Division: Stock Up, Stock Down, Stock Unchanged

Which teams stock is up, down, or unchanged in the Metropolitan Division for 2018-19? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Get Name Engraved On Prince of Wales Trophy

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals got their name engraved on the Prince of Wales Trophy at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto for the second time in franchise history on Monday and for the first time … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson’s Qualifying Offer Set to Expire at 5 PM: What Does That Mean?

Photo: The Hockey News Restricted free agents who have not accepted their qualifying offer by 5 PM on Sunday will see that offer expire. However, teams do not lose their RFA’s rights to those players declining initial offers.

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NHL Network To Broadcast Capitals Stanley Cup Special on NHL Tonight

Photo: The Durango Herald NHL Tonight will telecast a special called “NHL Tonight: Capital Gains,” commemorating the first Stanley Cup in the history of the Washington Capitals tonight at 7 PM on NHL Network.

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Capitals Statistical Comparison Between 2017-18 With Previous Season

Image: Washington Capitals Championship video trailer In this edition of stats analysis, NoVa Caps compares Washington Capitals player statistics between the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons.  This includes those who improved the most in each of the major statistical categories and … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana’s Day with the Stanley Cup

Photos: Washington Capitals July 11, 2018 was the designated day for Capitals’ winger, Jakub Vrana, to have the Stanley Cup.  It was a historic day in that it was the first time the Stanley Cup had ever been in Prague, … Continue reading

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Three-Season Outlook In Goal For The Washington Capitals

If there is one thing one doesn’t have to worry about as a fan of the Washington Capitals is the franchise’s goaltending depth. Since Semyon Varlamov and Michal Neuvirth took over the crease back in the 2010-2011 season, it’s been … Continue reading

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Djoos in the Driver’s Seat: Christian Djoos Will Look to Build on Memorable Rookie Season in 2018-19

Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images At the start of what turned out to be the franchise’s first championship season, the biggest question the team faced was the addition of two rookie defensemen to their defensive unit after the loss of several … Continue reading

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The Dreaded Stanley Cup Hangover: Can the Washington Capitals Remain Focused in Their First 10 Games of 2018-19?

Can the Washington Capitals avoid the dreaded Stanley Cup hangover to begin the 2018-19 season? Continue reading

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