Category Archives: Penalty Kill

Which Capitals Prospects Are Sticking Out in the Preseason? And, What is With All of the Preseason Penalties?

Which Capitals prospects have performed well early in the preseason? Continue reading

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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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During Preseason Action, What Are Some Things Barry Trotz is Looking For In Players that Are Hopeful to Crack the Opening Night Roster?

What will Barry Trotz be looking for in the preseason as he fills the remaining holes in the Capitals roster? 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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5 Reasons Why the Washington Capitals Will Remain A Competitive Team in 2017-18

Will the Capitals still remain a Stanley Cup Contender in 2017-18? Here are 5 reasons why they will be. Continue reading

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After a Comeback Win in Game 5, Improvements Must Be Made for Game 6

What will the Washington Capitals need to do to steal a victory in Game 6 in Pittsburgh? Continue reading

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Keys to Victory: What Will the Capitals Need to Do to Defeat the Penguins?

What will the Washington Capitals need to do to defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2017 NHL Playoffs? Continue reading

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Capitals vs Penguins – Special Teams Scouting Reports

Photo: NHL Both power play units were among the league’s best this season. In fact, the Penguins and Capitals were tied for second in the league in power play success rates for the 2016-2017 regular season. In addition, the regular … Continue reading

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Round Two Series Preview: Pittsburgh Penguins Versus Washington Capitals

Round Two Series Preview of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals Continue reading

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