Category Archives: Opinion

I’m Not Worried, You’re Worried.

 Ok, ok, let’s all just take a step back, have a nice deep breath and remember that this team won the Stanley Cup last year. Or have you forgot? 

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A Comparison of The Washington Capitals’ “Young Guns” Era with Today’s Toronto Maple Leafs

Photo: NHL There was a time when Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom were not the experienced, well-rounded leaders that led the Capitals to the team’s first championship this past spring, but young players with a thirst for the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Opinion: Lars Eller Is the Gift That Keeps on Giving

When Lars Eller arrived in Washington two seasons ago from the Montreal Canadiens, I wasn’t sure if the solid third-line forward was worth two second-round draft picks. Now, looking back in hindsight ,that trade proved to be exactly what this … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to the NHL and its Fans Regarding the “Wilson Effect”

Photo: Sportsnet Capitals right wing Tom Wilson has endured his fair share of drama over the course of the 2018-19 season, from an initial 20-game suspension that ended up being reduced, to being ejected from a game for an innocent … Continue reading

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Has The Power In The East Shifted Towards The Atlantic Division?

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Last season, five of the eight playoff spots in the Eastern Conference went to Metropolitan Division while the Atlantic Division featured three of the four worst teams in the NHL: the Montreal Canadiens, the Ottawa Senators, and … Continue reading

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Opinion: The Penalty to Tom Wilson Not the First Time The NHL’s Officials Have Targeted the Rugged Winger

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When Capitals right wing Tom Wilson returned to the lineup for tonight’s game against the Minnesota Wild, there was no doubt No. 43 was going to be a marked man by the men in stripes … Continue reading

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Looking At Brian MacLellan’s Moves in 2017-18

Photo: Sports Illustrated While fans may have questioned some of the moves Capitals‘ general manager Brian MacLellan made last summer, the man knew what he was doing, putting together a team that delivered the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup championship. The … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Draft Profile: Dominik Bokk

This article was done in collaboration with Daniel Vorona. To see more of his thoughts on the Washington Capitals, and for other hilarious and painfully truthful Capitals content, check out his Instagram page @happy_capitals_memes

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A Look From the Outside: The Washington Capitals Impressively Earned Their First Ever Stanley Cup

An outside perspective on the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup victory Continue reading

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An Open Letter to The Washington Capitals – Ten Principles for Winning the Stanley Cup

With the Capitals waiting to play their first Stanley Cup Final game in 20 years tonight, fans, players, coaches, management, and ownership are all thirsty for the franchise’s first championship. In this letter, NoVa Caps’ Jim congratulates the Capitals on … Continue reading

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