Tag Archives: 2020-21 NHL Season

Flyers-Capitals Postponed Game Rescheduled For Tuesday, April 13

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The NHL announced on Tuesday that the game between the Philadelphia Flyers and Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena originally scheduled for Tuesday, February 9 has been moved to Tuesday, April 13 at 7 PM ET.

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Talking With Dima: Dmitry Orlov Discusses First Goal, Alex Ovechkin’s Scoring Drought, New York Rangers, and COVID-19 In Interview With Russian Media Outlet Sport24

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images On Saturday afternoon (February 20), Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov scored his first goal of the abbreviated 2020-21 NHL season in a home game against the New York Rangers. Recently, the longtime Caps blueliner shared his impressions … Continue reading

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NHL Implements Four Modifications To COVID-19 In-Arena Protocols, Including Removal Of Glass from Behind Benches

Photo: @Canucks Wednesday afternoon saw the NHL’s ‘COVID Protocol Related Absences’ list once again expand with several new names added to the list. Subsequently, the Minnesota Wild  were required to shutter operations for at least a week. As a result, … Continue reading

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Familiar Shots: A First Look At The Shooting Stats For The Washington Capitals Through The First Eight Games

Yes, it’s still fairly early in the Capitals season, but as the saying goes, “it gets late, quick”. And that saying stands particularly tall for this shortened 2020-21 season. The Capitals are eight games into their abbreviated 56-game regular season … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals to Host Virtual ‘Rock the Red Carpet’ Event

The Washington Capitals will hold a virtual ‘Rock The Red Carpet’ before tonight’s home opener at Capital One Arena. The on-line event will begin at 4 p.m. this afternoon and can be viewed on the Capitals Twitter and Facebook pages … Continue reading

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Television Ratings For Return Of NHL Are Up, Set Records

The opening of the 2020-21 NHL season has drawn record-breaking viewership both in the United States and in Canada.

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All Together: Local Sports Teams and Others Wish Washington Capitals Luck On Start of New Season

NHL The Washington Capitals are set to begin a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres in New York, and with a set roster, lines seemingly in place, and enthusiasm to begin play once again, the team has been … Continue reading

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National Zoo Panda Cub Xiao Qi Ji Wishes Washington Capitals Good Luck in Adorable Video Prior to Season Opener Against the Buffalo Sabres

Smithsonian’s National Zoo The Washington Capitals are set to open their 2020-21 season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres in New York and with their opening roster set, the team looks to get their 56-game regular season off on the right … Continue reading

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Ranking The New NHL Divisions Utilizing Goals Above Replacement (GAR) And Standings Points Above Replacement (SPAR)

The NHL announced last month that in order to reduce team travel and comply with travel restrictions currently in place in North America, the league would be creating four new divisions for the 2020-21 season, with teams only facing other … Continue reading

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Evaluating the NHL Central Division Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR) Metrics

Following the divisional realignment imposed by the NHL for the shortened 2020-21 regular season, the path to the playoffs and beyond will be solely based on head-to-head matchups with divisional foes. The regional realignment sees all Canadian teams moving into the new … Continue reading

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