Category Archives: Predictions

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

Posted in Daily Report, Data and Analytics, Defense, Goaltending, Hershey Bears, Lineups, Management, News, NHL, Offense, Players, Predictions, Profile, Propsects, Roster Moves, Teams, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in News, NHL, Predictions, Teams | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

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

Posted in News, Players, Predictions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Goaltending, News, Predictions | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

These Jackets are Tailor-Made for a Long Playoff Run: A Look At the Columbus Blue Jackets

Nick Wass/Associated Press To hell with the bye week blues. If NHL teams are supposed to incur a post bye week letdown, someone forgot to tell the Columbus Blue Jackets. This is the fourth article on potential postseason opponents of the … Continue reading

Posted in NHL, Opinion, Predictions, Profile, Teams | Tagged , , | 6 Comments

NoVa Caps Contributors Picks For the Metropolitan Division

It’s that time of the year again, when our contributors sharpen their pencils and get down to business. We always like to start the season off with our annual contributors pics for the Metropolitan Division, and this season is no … Continue reading

Posted in News, Predictions | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

2016-17 Metropolitan Division Preview

2016-17 Metropolitan Division Preview. Who is trending up, who is trending down, who is staying the same? Continue reading

Posted in News, Predictions, Roster Moves | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Less Than A Month Away From The Season Opener Against PIT; An Open Letter To Caps Nation – Why Not Us?!

Dear Caps Nation,  It’s been a long off-season (although not as long, with entertainment of the World Cup of Hockey!) filled with rumors, contract situations, trades, and all the other elements of the “silly season” we all expected after Nick … Continue reading

Posted in News, Opinion, Predictions | Tagged | Leave a comment

Five Reasons Why The Capitals Will Finish No Worse Than Second in the Metropolitan Division in 2016-17

Here are five reasons why the Washington Capitals will finish no worse than second in the Metropolitan Division in 2016-17. Continue reading

Posted in Barry Trotz, Coaching, Defense, Predictions | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Six Bold Predictions for the Washington Capitals

Now is the time to make some predictions so that I’ll have something to regret later in the season. The great thing is, I really believe every one of these has a good chance of being correct.

Posted in Opinion, Predictions | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments