Tag Archives: 2020-2021 Washington Capitals

Capitals Release 2021 Training Camp Roster And Schedule

The Washington Capitals announced on Tuesday the final roster for their 2021 training camp, which begins on Wednesday at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals training camp will include 30 forwards, 18 defensemen and six goalies, and will be broken up into … Continue reading

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A Look At Nick Jensen’s 2021 Performance: Solid On The Back End

Nick Jensen’s career as a Capital has been an interesting story to follow. After the Capitals acquired him at the 2019 trade deadline, General Manager Brian MacLellan immediately inked Jensen to a four year, $10 million contract. Jensen was a … Continue reading

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A Look at Trevor van Riemsdyk’s 2021 Season: Future Regular Starter on Defense?

On October 10, 2020, the Washington Capitals signed right handed defenseman Trevor van Riemsdyk to a one year, $800,000 contract. At the time, van Riemsdyk was looked at as a depth signing, likely slotting in below right handed defensemen John … Continue reading

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John Carlson’s Performance in 2021: Elite Offensive Production, Question Mark Defensively

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Now a seasoned veteran and established member of the Capitals’ core group of players, John Carlson is a known commodity. When it comes to offensive production, Carlson is in the elite echelon of performers, but … Continue reading

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The Capitals Defense: Annual Performance Review – Part 2

A few weeks go we took a first look at the Washington Capitals defense and their performance over the course of the 2020-21 regular season (here). In today’s post we’ll expand on that initial evaluation and provide additional context by … Continue reading

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Postgame Analysis: Capitals Victorious In Game One, Ends in OT

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals overcame an early injury to starting net-minder Vitek Vanecek and powered their way to a 3-2 victory in the extra frame. The game was a back-and-forth affair, with both teams locked up at … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Regular Season Review for Defense and Goaltending

The next and final post in the regular season review for each of the Capitals’ position groups will focus on the performance of the Capitals’ defensemen and goaltending positions. Our review for the forwards group can be found here.

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The Latest Vegas Odds For The Capitals To Win The 2021 Stanley Cup

Welcome to the best part of the calendar year! The regular season is winding down and blood pressures are beginning to rise. Thats right, it’s playoff season, and the Capitals are primed for another run.

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Hot Or Not: Teams Heating Up And Cooling Down As The Postseason Approaches

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images Well, that went fast. There are just just 12 games remaining in the Capitals’ abbreviated 56-game regular season schedule. That’s it. The season will close two weeks from Tuesday with a home tilt against the … Continue reading

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A Look At The Capitals’ Struggles Over The Last Eight Games

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports After flying through the first 26 days of March with a 10-2-0 record, the Capitals’ level of play and overall production has regressed significantly. Since March 28th, the Capitals have gone 4-4-0, giving up 30 … Continue reading

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