Category Archives: Teams

Report: Washington Capitals Believed to Have Interest In Re-Acquiring Vitek Vanecek From Seattle Kraken

The Canadian Press After re-signing captain Alex Ovechkin and trading away defenseman Brenden Dillon in the days leading up to NHL free agency 2021, the Washington Capitals’ most pressing need was to find a goaltender to shore up the gap … Continue reading

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Cracking Down Numbers of the Kraken: An Initial Look At the Seattle Kraken’s Post-Draft Roster

Getty Images With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft complete, the NHL’s 32 teams can look ahead to the rest of the offseason’s business, with free agency and the NHL Entry Draft among the top priorities for the league’s General Managers. … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Kraken: Sights & Sounds From the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle

Photo: @SeattleKraken Wednesday night marked the beginning of an era for the league’s newest franchise. The Kraken selected players during the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle, forming the roster for their inaugural season this fall. Here were the scenes from … Continue reading

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Building The Washington Capitals: A Look At The Expansion Draft Of 1974

Photo: NHL.com NHL expansion drafts typically involve the existing NHL teams losing players to create the league’s newest team. The upcoming expansion draft to populate the newly-minted Seattle Kraken is no exception. In this piece, NoVa Caps looks back at … Continue reading

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On the Field: A Look at NoVa Caps’ Joe Noyes Capturing Baseball, Soccer Action During the Offseason

Throughout training camp and the regular NHL season, NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes brings us remarkable photos from Washington Capitals‘ practice. When he isn’t at Medstar Capitals Iceplex, Joe captures the action at Nationals Park and Audi Park, home of … Continue reading

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The Final Showdown: Schedule For The 2021 Stanley Cup Final

Photo: NHL.com (Scott Audette, Getty Images) The matchup for the 2021 Stanley Cup Final is set. On Friday afternoon, the schedule was announced. Then on Friday night, the matchup was finalized when the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York … Continue reading

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2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs – Reminders of Past Playoff Series of the Washington Capitals

Photo: NHL The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs was yet another postseason in which the Washington Capitals lost in the first round. But as the 2021 playoffs have unfolded following the Caps’ exit, several series involving other teams has been reminiscent … Continue reading

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Canadiens’ Coach Luke Richardson Wears “Do It For Daron” Pin in Honor of Late Daughter

Photo: Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images After head coach Dominique Ducharme tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, the Montreal Canadiens turned to assistant coach Luke Richardson to lead the team hours prior to the start of Game 3 in the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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The 2020-21 Playoff Teams – In Progress Observations

Sporting News Image As the Stanley Cup Playoffs of the delayed and shortened 2020-21 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic have finished two rounds and is about to go into the third round, here are some observations on each of … Continue reading

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Breakthrough! Conor Sheary Scores First Goal of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Sets Record For the Fastest Playoff Goal in A Period In Franchise History

The Washington Capitals headed into the third period of their crucial Game 5 contest against the Boston Bruins in desperate need of an offensive flame, outshooting the Bruins by a margin of 30-13 but down by a 2-0 score. It … Continue reading

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