Category Archives: Offense

Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Odds Have Changed in Past Few Weeks, Capitals Still one of Stanley Cup favorites

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Caps have been among the favorites to win the Stanley Cup over the last few years, but the Bovada Sports Book in Las Vegas, Nevada, recently downgraded the team’s chances to win it all this … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Makes his Return

The final Swede on the Capitals’ roster joined the team Wednesday morning at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Andre Burakovsky enters his fourth season in the league and is determined to make a mark and step up as a leader. All but … Continue reading

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Tom Wilson, Nicklas Backstrom, and T.J. Oshie have Returned to Kettler

Over the last few weeks, Capitals players have been returning to the D.C. area and attending informal skates at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The practices are being led by Capitals’ strength and conditioning coach Mark Nemish. Player attendance has grown week-by-week … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Jay ​Beagle

NoVa Caps has been preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season as the Washington Capitals begin to gear up for the start of training camp in two weeks. Today, we continue our player previews with center Jay Beagle. 

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The Capitals Need More Even-Strength Goals From Alex Ovechkin This Season

Alex Ovechkin has been arguably the best goal-scorer of his generation, setting numerous records via lighting the lamp, and has done it in every way imaginable, compiling goals both at even-strength and especially on the power play. But it’s the … Continue reading

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Capitals to start training camp on Friday, September 15th

The Washington Capitals announced today that training camp will open on Friday, September 15th at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Virginia. That will also be the first day of the season that coaches, management, and players are open to the … Continue reading

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Biggest Concerns Facing the Washington Capitals in 2017-18

What are the biggest concerns facing the Washington Capitals in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns to Kettler

After landing at Dulles Airport yesterday, Alex Ovechin returned to Kettler Capitals Iceplex Tuesday morning to join several Capitals teammates in initial preparations for the 2017-2018 season. Ovechkin showed no signs of jet lag and looked like he was in great … Continue reading

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