Category Archives: NHL

GMBM on Ice: A Look At Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan’s NHL Career

Photo credit: Unknown Over the 100-plus years of the NHL’s existence, many former players have gone on to work for teams’ front offices in multiple roles, providing teams with a valuable amount of knowledge of the game of hockey and … Continue reading

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What A Rush! The Capitals’ Line Rush of the Game: “Hags” Away!

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images There were quite a few different rushes in the Capitals’ 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Sunday night that deserved a look at the Rush of the Night, but in the end it came … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rod Langway

Photo: @Capitals One of the greatest defenseman in Washington Capitals franchise history, Rod Langway’s playing style, leadership, and persona earned him the nickname “Secretary of Defense”, and his arrival to the team in 1982 was franchise-changing.  In this latest Capitals … Continue reading

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Travis Boyd Getting the Job Done For the Capitals in Relatively Unstable Role

Heading into to this season, the Capitals had somewhat of a logjam on their fourth-line with a number of players vying for regular playing time. Over the course of the season, the team has often rotated several players on the … Continue reading

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Collector’s Profile: Inside The Collection Of Capitals’ Super-Collector Tom Coleman

Photos: Tom Coleman As sports has become arguably one of the biggest sources of entertainment in North America and around the world, memorabilia from games and other collectible items have become more sought-after and coveted by fans and serious collectors. … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs New Jersey Devils – October 9, 2010

Photo: Getty Images With the Capitals set to host the Metropolitan Division rival New Jersey Devils on Friday night, NoVa Caps takes a look back at a contest between the two teams just under nine years ago on Opening Night … Continue reading

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Capitals Braden Holtby Wins His 250th Game, Becoming the Second-Fastest Goalie Ever to Do So

Since his establishment as the Capitals’ starting netminder in 2012, Braden Holtby has compiled win upon win and in securing another victory in the Capitals’ 5-3 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night, he reached the 250-win plateau for … Continue reading

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Recapping the 2019 NHL GM Meetings in Boca Raton, Florida

The NHL General Managers are hard at work trying to make subtle tweaks to the game. Continue reading

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Offseason’s Rewards: Nic Dowd Has Been A Welcome Surprise for the Capitals This Season

Photo: NHL After the departure of longtime fourth-line center Jay Beagle in free agency, the Capitals were left with what was, in terms of value and production, a massive hole on their fourth-line. One of the ways in which General … Continue reading

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Tough Schedule Down the Stretch is a Good Thing For the Washington Capitals

The experienced Washington Capitals should embrace a tough schedule in March and April. Continue reading

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