Category Archives: Propsects

Capitals’ Prospect Axel Jonnson-Fjallby Producing In SHL Playoffs

Photo: SHL.com Washington Capitals forward prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjällby has been uneven this season, rounding up dry spells along with hot streaks. Tuesday night was one of the latter, helping his team Djurgården tie the SHL Final series to one apiece. … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Chase Priskie Named Top 10 Finalist For Hobey Baker Award

Photo: Quinnipiac Bobcats Washington Capitals‘ defensive prospect Chase Priskie was named a top 10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, given to the player of the year in the NCAA, the league announced on Wednesday afternoon. You can vote for … Continue reading

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With A Career Season in the AHL, What Does the Future Hold For Riley Barber?

Photo: Tori Hartman While the beginning of the season did not start well for the Hershey Bears, the Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate, the latter part of 2018-19 has been a positive one for the Chocolate and White. In addition … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – February, 2019

Welcome to the fifth installment of NoVa Caps’ monthly prospect reports for the 2018-2019 Washington Capitals. The report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of February, 2019, and provides an overall monthly “Trending” rating for each player. We … Continue reading

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Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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A Look Inside The Capitals’ Penalty Problem: Are They Really Getting Sent To The Box More This Year?

Photo: AP After getting penalized a grand total of 549 minutes last season (the ninth most in the NHL), the Washington Capitals are already at 536 this season (fourth most). As a result, head coach Todd Reirden has started benching players … Continue reading

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Draft Class Grades: Grading the Capitals’ Draft Picks in the Last 10 Years

Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images In recent weeks the “10-year Challenge” has been the craze on social media, something NoVa Caps did for the Caps’ players a few weeks ago. Keeping up with the 10-year theme, NoVa Caps is currently assessing … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – January, 2019

Welcome to the fourth installment of NoVa Caps’ monthly prospect reports for the 2018-2019 Washington Capitals. This report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of January, 2019, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Bears Brothers: Liam O’Brien and Riley Barber Find Lifelong Friendship with Hershey Bears (Part 2)

Photos: Tori Hartman HERSHEY, PA. — In the Internet era, consumers always want to read a review of products and places, whether that’s a new restaurant or a new book. Well, what if like Rate my Professor, one had rate … Continue reading

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Left-Handed Overload: What Should The Caps Do With All Of Their Southpaw Defensemen?

The Washington Capitals have a problem. Since the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, the Capitals have selected eight left-handed defensemen and acquired two more through trade and free agency (Michal Kempny and Kris Bindulis, respectively). Some of these selections have been … Continue reading

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