Tag Archives: 2016-2017 Season

Washington Capitals Player Preview: Tom Wilson

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 Tom Wilson. 

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Capitals “Break Down Day” Set for Friday

The Capitals will hold their annual end-of-season “break down day” on Friday. In addition to holding final meetings and player physicals, all Capitals players are scheduled to participate in their final media interviews. 

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What’s Different From Last Season? Breaking Down the Last 20 Games

This may come as a bit of a surprise to some, but should the Capitals win their final two games this season, Washington would exactly match last season’s record of 56-18-8 (120 points). So what’s different between the two seasons? … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Goal and Point Projections for the Season

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images With 58 games officially in the books, final scoring totals are starting to take shape for each of the players on the Capitals team. So what will the final totals look like? We take a look … Continue reading

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Identifying the turning point in the Capitals’ season

There’s no question the Capitals are experiencing a resurgence in their season. After a sluggish start, the Capitals have turned things around, and are now playing the best hockey in the NHL. How did this happen so abruptly? We decided … Continue reading

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No Matter What You Might Think, the Capitals Are Not Peaking Too Early

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images  There is no such thing as peaking too early. Let’s just get that out of the way. That’s a phrase, however, that is very popular around the Washington Capitals right now. 

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Alex Ovechkin After 30 Games

Now that the Capitals have completed the first 30 games of the season, and the Caps are on a mini-break until Wednesday in Philadelphia, I thought it would be a good time to take a look at the status of … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Needs to Ditch the All-Star Game Fan Vote

The NHL Needs to Ditch the Fan Vote for the All-Star Game. How Can they Change the Voting System? Continue reading

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Oddsmakers Set Over/Under on Points Totals for This Season

Las Vegas oddsmakers have set the over/under for points totals for each of the NHL teams for the 2016-2017 season, with the exception of the Dallas Stars, who are “off the board” until more information is known about the severity … Continue reading

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