Category Archives: Predictions

2019-20 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After a flurry of trades and free agent signings, a lot of teams improved their rosters going into next season, while others dropped in the 2019 NHL offseason power rankings. While some attractive free agents remain … Continue reading

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Full Season Ahead: Staying Healthy Will Be Important For T.J. Oshie This Season

Stephen R. Sylvanie/USA Today Sports There is no denying that since being acquired from the St. Louis Blues over three years ago, right wing T.J. Oshie has been one of the Capitals’ most valuable and productive players. Slotting in the … Continue reading

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Freight Train Expectations: With A Full Season As A First-Line Player Under His Belt, Tom Wilson Looks Set for Success

While it may seem hard to believe, the 2018-19 NHL season will begin in just several more weeks. With training camp set to begin sometime in September, players will begin making their way back to their teams’ respective cities to … Continue reading

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2018-19 Pacific Division Preview

Which teams will reign the NHL’s Pacific Division in 2018-19? Continue reading

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2018-19 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: NHL.com NoVa Caps’ annual division previews begin today where we will look into every team in each division. We will start the series with the Atlantic Division. 

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With Opening Night Six Days Away, Who Will Take the Ice for the Capitals Next Thursday?

So far the Capitals have been through two weeks of training camp, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. For last week’s projection, click here. In this piece, NoVa Caps contributor … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Odds Have Changed in Past Few Weeks, Capitals Still one of Stanley Cup favorites

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Caps have been among the favorites to win the Stanley Cup over the last few years, but the Bovada Sports Book in Las Vegas, Nevada, recently downgraded the team’s chances to win it all this … Continue reading

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2017-18 Metropolitan Division Preview

Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images NoVa Caps recently completed their annual Capitals Player Previews for the 2017-18 season.  The focus is now on the rest of the NHL with previews for each Division.  To complete the series, we wrap things up … Continue reading

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Leaving for Las Vegas?

According to Cap Friendly’s expansion draft tool, there are 886 players available to next month’s Las Vegas draft. Each team will lose one player in the draft. While teams have two options for protecting players in the draft and there … Continue reading

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Predicting the Expansion Draft – Which Goalies are Heading West?

Graphic by Doug Lorman As teams are eliminated from the Stanley Cup playoffs, many players are preparing for trips, but some of them will be heading to Las Vegas after the expansion draft. We’re going to begin our look into … Continue reading

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