Category Archives: Players

Reader’s Opinion: How To Improve The Lack Of Consistency In The NHL Department of Player Safety

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) is a league entity responsible for conducting official reviews of unsportsmanlike conduct, as well as dangerous plays and hits that had the potential to, or resulted in an injury to a player. Where … Continue reading

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Top Ten Surprises Through the First Quarter of the 2019-20 Season

Through the first quarter of the 2019-20 NHL regular season, plenty of surprises have already happened. Continue reading

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Cruising Carly: John Carlson Scores 10th and 11th Goals of the Season in First Period Against Los Angeles Kings, Continues Historic Start to the Season.

Hans Deryk/The Canadian Press, via the Associated Press Capitals defenseman John Carlson’s start to the 2019-20 season has seen the former first-round pick have one incredible game after the other. After scoring a goal in the Caps’ 5-2 routing of … Continue reading

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Sharks’ Evander Kane Fined Maximum $5,000 For Hit On Capitals’ Radko Gudas

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety announced on Wednesday morning that they have fined San Jose Sharks forward Evander Kane the maximum $5,000 for his hit on Washington Capitals defenseman Radko Gudas with 5:07 left in the third period of … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Monthly Prospect Report – November, 2019

Welcome to the second installment of NoVa Caps’ Washington Capitals monthly prospects reports for the 2019-2020 season. The report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of November 2019, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Capitals Acquire Fifth-Round Pick From Golden Knights In Exchange For Chandler Stephenson

Photo: Bleacher Report The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, the team announced on Monday night.

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Report: Capitals Trade Chandler Stephenson To Golden Knights

Photo: NHL.com The Washington Capitals traded forward Chandler Stephenson to the Vegas Golden Knights in exchange for a fifth-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft, according to TSN’s Darren Dreger.

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Nicklas Backstrom Confirms He’s Negotiating New Contract On His Own: “I Feel Like I Have A Good Enough Relationship With This Organization”

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom confirmed on Monday that he has parted ways with his agent and is negotiating a new contract by himself. The 32-year old is in the final year of a 10-year, $67 million contract, and extension … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Have Trade In Place For Chandler Stephenson, Possibly With Golden Knights

Photo: NHL.com According to David Pagnotta of The Fourth Period, the Washington Capitals have a deal in place to trade forward Chandler Stephenson, possibly with the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Throw the Teddies! Hershey Bears Conduct Annual Teddy Bear Toss Game, Set New World Record (Again)

Caroline O’Connor/Hershey Bears/Great Save Productions While every game in the Hershey Bears’ season is one to look forward to in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the team’s annual Teddy Bear Toss Game is one that holds extra meaning for fans and the team … Continue reading

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