Category Archives: Opinion

Three Capitals’ Players Who Must Bounce Back In 2020-21

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As the NHL inches closer towards the start of the 2020-21 season, every team has key players that will need to bounce back after a personally-disappointing 2019-20 season. NoVa Caps looks at three Washington Capitals who … Continue reading

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The Pros And Cons Of A Shorter 2020-21 Season For Capitals

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The 2020-21 season appears to be around five weeks away with the NHL and players’ association grinding away at closing out an agreement and it appears certain that this season will be shorter than unusual due … Continue reading

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Could 2020-21 Be Lars Eller’s Last Season With The Capitals?

As a result of the loss of revenue due to COVID-19, the NHL salary cap will remain flat at $81.5 million for the next three seasons, which is obviously a bad break for teams such as the Washington Capitals who … Continue reading

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A Look Ahead To The 2021 NHL Trade Deadline: Who Could The Capitals Acquire?

Photo: The Rat Trick When the NHL Trade Deadline comes around every year, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan always ties to be active to put his team over the top as he has made at least two moves in each … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of 2020 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It has been an unusual offseason in the NHL to say the least, with a delay in both the draft and free agency and a flat salary cap. So, which teams … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Metropolitan Division

Photo: Perry Nelson/Getty Images As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Central Division

Photo: Couch Guy Sports As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa … Continue reading

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A Look At Braden Holtby’s Starts To Seasons: Is There A Reason For Concern When Capitals’ Season Resumes?

While the regular season is complete, it is still going to feel very much like a new season when the NHL resumes play after five months in between games due to the coronavirus pandemic. Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby has … Continue reading

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Road Review: T-Mobile Arena, A Possible Neutral Site For 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Lasvegashighrisecondoliving About four weeks before the NHL paused the 2019-20 season due to the coronavirus pandemic, my dad and I went out West to see the Washington Capitals face the Arizona Coyotes in Glendale and the Vegas Golden Knights in … Continue reading

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