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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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Washington Capitals Player Preview: John Carlson

What will Capitals fans see from defenseman John Carlson in 2017-18? Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: T.J. Oshie

As we do each and every year in the weeks leading up to Capitals training camp, NoVa Caps is preparing key “player previews” for the coming season. Today our annual player previews continue with T.J. Oshie.

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The New Washington Capitals: A Breakdown of the New Players Signed During the Free Agency Period

A breakdown of the new Washington Capitals during the 2017 NHL Free Agency Period. Continue reading

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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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