Category Archives: Playoffs

Tom Wilson to Get Another Player Safety Hearing for Hit on Blues’ Sam Blais

The NHL Department of Player Safety announced this afternoon that Tom Wilson will receive a player safety hearing on Tuesday for a hit delivered on Blues’ forward Sam Blais. The announcement comes just eight days after Wilson got suspended for … Continue reading

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Capitals defeat Blues 4-3, End Preseason on High Note

The Capitals’ preseason wrapped up this afternoon with a 4-3 win against the Blues at Scottrade Arena in St. Louis this afternoon. 

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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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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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20th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Washington Capitals’ 1997-1998 Season

Photos: Getty Images Twenty years ago, the Capitals were preparing to embark on one of the most memorable and unprecedented seasons in the history of the franchise.  However, judging from the events that occurred that offseason, very few fans and analysts would … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Nashville Predators Home Crowd Has Taken Over the Final, And This is Good For the NHL

The Nashville Predators crowd has been electric during the 2017 Stanley Cup Final. This is good for the NHL. Continue reading

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Third Round and Beyond: Past Heroes Who Helped the Washington Capitals Advance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL Given that the Capitals have advanced past the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs just twice in their 42 years of existence, the players who have helped them advance that far have a special place in the hearts … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The Capitals Need a Roster Makeover and Playoff Statistics Show Why

The Washington Capitals need to re-tool their roster this summer, and the playoff statistics show why. Continue reading

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South Carolina to Face Colorado for Kelly Cup

The comeback kids have done it again and as a reward for dispatching of the Manchester Monarchs in a thrilling Game 7 victory in New Hampshire last night, the Stingrays earned the right to face the Colorado Eagles.

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John Carlson Must Be An X-Factor for the Capitals Next Season

The Capitals are entering the most important offseason in franchise history after yet another collapse in the Stanley Cup Playoffs and it has been known for months now that it will bring massive changes to the roster. Among the many … Continue reading

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