Tag Archives: 2018-19

Bringing Back Burky: Why the Capitals Should Bring Back Andre Burakovsky Next Season

The Capitals have a number of players’ whose futures must be decided this offseason, with Brett Connolly and Carl Hagelin headlining the group as unrestricted free agents. One player whose future was debated throughout the 2018-19 season is Andre Burakovsky, … Continue reading

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Climbing the Books: Washington Capitals Career Milestones Reached in 2018-2019

The 2018-2019 was a good season for the Capitals, although they fell short of their ultimate goal of repeating as Stanley Cup champions. During the regular season, many of the team’s players managed to reach career milestones.  Prior to the … Continue reading

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The Final “Score”: Player Report Cards For the 2018-2019 Season

With the Capitals’ season over and the offseason just around the corner, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle gives a final “Report Card” for each player for the Capitals this season, breaking down the grades by position.

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Reinvented and Effective: Tom Wilson’s Transformation As A Player A Highlight of the 2018-19 Season

Photo: Adam Hunger/Associated Press While the Capitals’ season ended in less than spectacular fashion, it was not without bright spots. One such highlight was the career season put on by right wing Tom Wilson, who bounced back from an early-season … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Fourth Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHL Via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having finished the 2018-2019 regular season, it is time to do the fourth and last quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Having Another Productive Season For the Capitals, and Under the Radar of the Rest of the League

Photo: NHL If there’s one thing that the Capitals and their fans have come to appreciate over the last 12 seasons, it’s the consistency and production that star center Nicklas Backstrom has shown and given since entering the NHL in … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Second Quarter Review – 2018-2019 Season

With the Washington Capitals having played 41 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to conduct a second quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the second quarter of the Capitals’ season … Continue reading

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In A Tale of Two Seasons, Jakub Vrana & Andre Burakovsky On Different Career Path Trajectories

Is Jakub Vrana beginning to look like everything the Capitals hoped Andre Burakovsky would be? With the rumors that the Capitals are fielding offers for Burakovsky, speculation of his departure is becoming more and more justified. The Capitals have stated … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals First Quarter Review: 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Will Newton/Getty Images With the Washington Capitals having played 21 games in the 2018-2019 season, it is time to do a quarterly assessment of the team. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle looks at the first quarter of … Continue reading

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Is The Powerplay The Key To The Capitals Success?

Photo: NHL via Getty Images It is no secret that the Washington Capitals have been known to execute on power plays over the past few seasons. To be exact, since the 2014-15 season, the Capitals haven’t been out of the … Continue reading

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