Tag Archives: 2016 NHL Playoffs

NoVa Caps Looks Back at the Top Moments of ’15-’16: #4 TJ Hat Trick & OT Game Winning Goal – Inspiration Provided by Lyla!

Photo: Washington Capitals Each week over the course of 10 weeks, NoVa Caps’ contributor Michael Marzzacco will take a look back at what he believes were the Top 10 Moments of the 2015-2016 Washington Capitals’ season.

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Why the Caps Lost to PIT – A Statistical Look at Luck

Photo: Patrick McDermott, Getty Images An easy answer as to why the Caps were booted in the 2nd round, again, this year is that Evgeny Kuznetsov went through a terribly timed cold streak. In the last 24 games of regular … Continue reading

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Conn Smythe Controversy: Crosby Miscast As Playoff MVP

Photo: Bruce Bennett, Associated Press As the final seconds of the 2015-16 NHL season came and went late Sunday evening, only one team found itself standing. Since early-April, the Pittsburgh Penguins have been a force to be reckoned with, and … Continue reading

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Salt in the Wound: Pens Win Cup, Caps Nation Reacts

Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports  Well, the thing that most of us expected to happen happened, and that doesn’t make it any less painful. 

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Are the Capitals Being Out-Maneuvered in the Front Office?

How do the Washington Capitals stack up to the Pittsburgh Penguins in regards to organizational approach? Continue reading

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Decoding the Capitals: A Look at the Past, Present, and Future

An objective look at the mess of the Washington Capitals. Why have the Capitals fallen short in the playoffs for 2 years in a row? Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan’s 2016 Summer To-Do List

What does Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan have to accomplish this summer in order to keep the Capitals as a Stanley Cup favorite? Continue reading

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The Capitals Should Take Notes From the Tampa Bay Lightning

How have the Tampa Bay Lightning been successful against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference Finals? What did the Washington Capitals do wrong against the Penguins in round 2? Continue reading

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The Case of Dmitry Orlov: What is His Next Contract?

What will Dmitry Orlov get on his next contract with the Washington Capitals? Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan and the NHL Trade Deadline

How has Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan handled the NHL Trade Deadline? Did his moves help or hurt the Washington Capitals? Continue reading

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