Tag Archives: 2019-20 Season

Capitals Fall to Hurricanes 3-2 in Overtime Home Opener, Garnet Hathaway Scores First Caps Goal

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images After opening their season with two victories on the road, the Capitals fell to the Carolina Hurricanes 3-2 in their 2019-20 home opener on a night that saw offseason signing Garnet Hathaway score his first … Continue reading

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Hockey Player’s Best Friend: Capitals Welcome “Team Dog” Captain, in Training to Be Placed With a Veteran In Need; Makes Debut On Red Carpet with Alex Ovechkin

Photo: @Capitals A common trend over the last few years in sports has seen organizations throughout the sports world welcome puppies in training to be service animals live among the daily goings on of team staff and personnel, a combination … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov: A Look at Braden Holtby’s New Understudy and Potential Heir Apparent

Placing goaltender Pheonix Copley on waivers earlier in the week made it clear that 2015 top pick Ilya Samsonov would be the new understudy for starter Braden Holtby to start the 2019-20 season. In just his second season in North America, the … Continue reading

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He’s Baaaack! Alex Ovechkin Scores in First Period of Season Opener, 10 Goals Shy of Moving into 12th All-Time

Patrick Smith/Getty Images After scoring 51 goals in the 2018-19 regular season and his Capitals suffering a heartbreaking loss in their first round playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was bound to come into the 2019-20 … Continue reading

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2019-20 NoVa Caps Metropolitan Division Predictions

On the eve of the 2019-20 NHL season, the NoVa Caps staff unveils their annual predictions for the Metropolitan Division. With teams like the New Jersey Devils and New York Rangers making some big roster upgrades over the offseason, the … Continue reading

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2019-20 Metropolitan Division Preview

Photo: Cardiac Cane The Metropolitan Division features the Washington Capitals, the reigning division winners for the past four seasons, and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who have made the Stanley Cup Playoffs for 12 consecutive seasons (the longest active streak in the NHL). This … Continue reading

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2019-20 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: CLNS Media The Atlantic Division features the Tampa Bay Lightning, the reigning Presidents’ Trophy winners (Tampa Bay tied a league-record 62 wins), and the Boston Bruins, last season’s Eastern Conference champion. This year the division promises to be even … Continue reading

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Capitals 2019-20 Season Ticket Holder Packages Starting To Be Delivered

 Washington Capitals season-ticket holder packages for the upcoming season are starting to arrive on the doorsteps of season ticket holder homes as training camp approaches in a day’s time. The package is a book-shaped box that opens to a large … Continue reading

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Preparing For The Run for #12 In Hershey

Photo: JustSports/Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears made quite a few moves this offseason, all aimed at improving the forward corps, as well as the blueline, for the upcoming season. With the addition of new, young talent and the signing of skilled NHL … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Calendar Leading Up To Opening Night

August is coming to a close, which means that the upcoming season for the NHL and the Washington Capitals is rapidly approaching. Here is a list of the events that will take place between now and October 2, when the … Continue reading

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