Category Archives: Teams

Eastern Conference Supremacy: Which Teams Will Challenge the Capitals the Most in 2019-20?

The Washington Capitals will have some tough competition in the Eastern Conference in 2019-20. Continue reading

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Former Capital Andre Burakovsky Signs One-Year, $3.25 Million Contract With Avalanche

Photo: 106.7 The Fan The Colorado Avalanche announced on Monday that they have signed Andre Burakovsky to a one-year contract worth $3.25 million. Burakovsky was a restricted free agent. The Avalanche acquired the 23-year old from the Washington Capitals in … Continue reading

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2019-20 NHL Offseason Power Rankings

Photo: NHL via Getty Images After a flurry of trades and free agent signings, a lot of teams improved their rosters going into next season, while others dropped in the 2019 NHL offseason power rankings. While some attractive free agents remain … Continue reading

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Hurricanes Sign Ryan Dzingel To Two-Year, $6.75 Million Contract

Photo: Howlin’ Hockey After forward Michael Ferland left Raleigh to sign a four-year contract, $14 million contract ($3.5 million AAV) with the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday, the Carolina Hurricanes announced on Friday morning that they have signed center Ryan Dzingel to … Continue reading

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Burgdoerfer, Hughes Signings Add Veteran Presence to Hershey Blue Line

Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire, Via Associated Press With the loss of veteran defenseman Aaron Ness in free agency and the pending departure of Ryan Sproul, Tyler Lewington was left as the lone veteran presence on the Hershey Bears’ blueline. The Hershey … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of The 2019 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo: NHL.com There has been a lot of big names on the move from around the NHL since the 2018-19 season ended. While some teams have taken major steps into Stanley Cup contention, others have taken a step back. NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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A Look At The Best Acquisitions Of The 2019 NHL Trade Deadline

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The 2019 NHL Trade Deadline saw some big names switch places as contenders loaded up for Stanley Cup runs. While some moves paid big dividends, others turned out to be a bust. NoVa Caps reviews … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Chandler Stephenson, Christian Djoos Are Two Of 40 Restricted Free Agents To File For Salary Arbitration

Photo: Zimbio According to The Athletic’s Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Capitals forward Chandler Stephenson and defenseman Christian Djoos, both restricted free agents, filed for salary arbitration before Friday at 5 PM ET, the deadline to file. The dates of each hearing … Continue reading

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#BowieGotIce: City of Bowie to Get New Ice Arena After Strong Support From Community and Vote By City Council

Photo: Bowie ISI Team A few weeks ago, NoVa Caps shared the story of the Bowie Ice Arena, which was under threat of being closed if the arena did not receive enough support for the approval of a new, two-sheet … Continue reading

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NHL Draft and Free Agency Frenzy: How Does the Metropolitan Division Look Now?

After the start of the NHL Free Agency Period, how do the Metropolitan Division teams look? Continue reading

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