Category Archives: Profile

Don’t Shovel Dirt on Ovechkin, Just Yet

 It’s become somewhat of a tradition. As soon as the Capitals’ season ends, stories begin to swirl about how Ovechkin is washed up, and the Capitals should trade him. Here’s a few reasons why that might not be a good … Continue reading

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Playing “Big” in Big Moments: I’m Orlovin’ it

As one would expect, game outcomes are becoming more hotly contested around the NHL as the regular season grows older. Numerous players on all 30 teams are stepping up at the right moments. The Capitals’ impactful player has been left-handed defenseman Dmitry Orlov. … Continue reading

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Daniel Winnik on the edge of becoming Caps’ next double digit goal scorer

Above: Daniel Winnik at Kettler Capitals Iceplex practice. A month ago, NoVa Caps’ Michael Fleetwood did this excellent profile on Daniel Winnik. Here are some more tidbits on the Capitals left winger. 

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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

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A Look at Joé Juneau’s Capitals Career

Photo: Fanspeak The Capitals have had a lot of players in their 42-year history that have etched their names into the franchise record books. Joe (pronounced Joe-AY) Juneau is one of those players.

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Meet the Prospects – Pheonix Rises Again in Hershey

This guy put all Hershey Bears fans on a pretty cool, yet terrifying rollercoaster. With his return to Hershey in the Shattenkirk trade, the Bears got the #1 goalie they desperately needed, but in his first start Friday night, Pheonix … Continue reading

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Rick Green

In the history of the Washington Capitals, there were two notable defensemen with the surname Green. Most younger or newer fans remember Mike Green, who played with the team from 2005-2015, but there was also another defenseman named Green who spent time with the Caps, … Continue reading

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Meet the Prospects: Is Travis Boyd next to Washington?

Every week, Nova Caps strives to highlight a different prospect in Washington’s organization. Through these articles, we hope to give fans a bit of information about players who could soon be recalled as has been the case with Paul Carey … Continue reading

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Meet the Prospects – Nathan Walker, our one and only Australian

Nathan Walker is not your typical hockey player. He lives in Australia, a place better known for producing rugby players as opposed to hockey players. At 5’8” he doesn’t seem like he’d be the prototypical tough guy, but “Walks” doesn’t … Continue reading

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(Re)Meet the Prospects – Zach Sanford is Lighting it up in Hershey

He had a week worthy of Rookie of the Week honors, and that just might come, but he could be back with the Washington Capitals by the time it gets announced. 

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