Tag Archives: 2019-2020 NHL Season

NHL Playoff Ratings See Few Bright Spots In Otherwise Down Year

Even though several games have set high-water marks for recent playoff game viewership, overall ratings for the 2020 NHL postseason are down significantly.

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Postgame Analytics: Top-Six Scoring Returns, Capital Drop Bruins, 2-1

Photo: @Capitals On Sunday afternoon, the Capitals grabbed their first win of the round robin portion of the 2020 NHL Playoffs, earning the third seed in the Eastern Conference and a first round matchup against the sixth seeded New York … Continue reading

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Capitals Wrap Preparations for Flyers, Holtby To Start; Lars Eller Returns Home For Birth of Child: News From Wednesday’s Practice

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals returned to practice Wednesday afternoon at the Ford Performance Centre in Toronto. The team had the day off on Tuesday following their 3-2 shootout loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday. The Capitals next … Continue reading

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Bubble Views From A Capitals Fan in Toronto

Photos: @capswmn If you’re a regular reader of NoVa Caps then you’re well aware we love to provide a platform for our readers to share their experiences, voice opinions and provide first-hand accounts of the Washington Capitals and the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Lightning 3-2 (SO) In First Round Robin Game For Seeding

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 (shootout) in their first postseason round robin game Monday afternoon at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The Capitals rallied from a 2-0 deficit to ultimately … Continue reading

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Capitals Martin Fehervary Details Life Inside “The Bubble“

Photo: TASR, (MF), JANO KOLLER So far, so good. So far this week the Capitals have successfully traveled to Canada, entered the bubble in Toronto and won their lone exhibition game. The team would appear to be acclimating to bubble … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Second Team Scrimmage; Alex Alexeyev Joins Practice, Ilya Samsonov Still A No Show: Day 7 Of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals We’re getting closer. The Washington Capitals were back to work on Monday for day 7 of their 2020 summer training camp. The team will be off on Tuesday, then hold practices through Saturday before departing for Toronto on … Continue reading

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Two NHL Players Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 Since Phase Three Began

Photo: Boston Landing The NHL announced on Monday that two players out of more than 800 tested for COVID-19 since training camps opened on July 13 have tested positive for the virus. A total of 2618 tests have been given.

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John Carlson Named a Finalist for Norris Trophy

Photo: Jess Starr ARLINGTON, Va. – The National Hockey League announced today that Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson is one of three finalists for the Norris Trophy, which is presented annually to the top defenseman in the NHL.

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Gary Bettman: “We Think We Have A Terrific Plan”

NHL commissioner Gary Bettman was a guest on CNN early this afternoon to discuss the return of hockey. Bettman discussed the league’s established protocols and evaluation metrics with regards to testing for COVID-19.

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