Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Leaves Saturday’s Game vs. Islanders With Upper-Body Injury

The Washington Capitals announced that right-wing T.J. Oshie will not return due to an upper-body injury for Saturday’s matinee game against the New York Islanders at USB Arena. Continue reading

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Reasons Behind The Capitals’ Current Four-Game Losing Streak

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If you’re a fan of the Washington Capitals, you’ve no doubt noticed that the Capitals have started off 2022 with a paltry 0-2-2 record, all while being outscored 19-9 in those four contests. The stretch has left many wondering what’s been going wrong, so I thought I’d take a look at some of the statistics behind the four-game losing streak in this post. Continue reading

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“We’ll Worry About Our Team and See Where It Comes Come Crunch-Time”: Tom Wilson Talks New York Rangers, Changing His Game, Olympics, and More

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Over the course of his career, Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson has become one of, if not the, most polarizing players in the National Hockey League, while evolving into one of the Capitals’ most essential pieces. In a recent appearance on the “Real Kyper and Bourne” podcast with Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos and Justin Bourne, the former first-round pick covered a wide-range of topics. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Potential 2021-22 NHL Trade Deadline Targets

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With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just seven weeks away from Monday, the Washington Capitals are expected to be buyers as the team looks to secure another Stanley Cup with their current core. NoVa Caps examines possible trade candidates. Continue reading

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Images Of Ilya Samsonov’s New Bucket Design Released By Dave Gunnarsson

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Goalie artist Dave Gunnarsson has been working hard for his clients in the Washington Capitals’ organization. Two weeks ago he released imagery of Ryan Bednard’s new bucket design. Today Gunnarsson released on his Instagram page photos and a video of his new design for Ilya Samsonov’s new mask. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, Carl Hagelin And Dmitry Orlov Will Not Travel To New York: News And Notes From Friday’s Practice


The Washington Capitals were back at work Friday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team held one final workout before departing for New York Friday afternoon in advance of their tilt with the Islanders on Saturday. Continue reading

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Capitals Re-assign Goaltender Hunter Shepard To Taxi Squad


The Washington Capitals announced on Friday morning that they have re-assigned goaltender Hunter Shepard from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) to the taxi squad. 
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Washington Capitals Performance In January During The “Rock The Red” Era

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The Washington Capitals have been struggling in January 2022 thus far, with no wins and a record of 0-2-2.  In fact, many fans are convinced that the Capitals have historically performed poorly during the month of January. Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ovechkin Named Metropolitan Division Captain For 2022 NHL All-Star Game; Kuznetsov Last Man In Nominee

NEW YORK (Jan. 13, 2022) – The National Hockey League announced today the four divisional rosters for the 2022 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend as well as the launch of the 2022 NHL All-Star Last Men In, which will give fans the ability to vote for the final player on each All-Star roster. Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Sits Out Practice, Preparations For The Islanders: News From Capitals’ Thursday Practice


After a day off on Wednesday, the Washington Capitals were back to work Thursday morning to begin preparations for the New York Islanders. The Capitals will practice again on Friday before departing for Long Island Friday afternoon in advance of their tilt with the Islanders Saturday afternoon. Continue reading

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