Tag Archives: 2020-21 Season
Photo: Steve Babineau/Getty Images With another season of Washington Capitals hockey in the books, it’s time to look back on the best games of 2020-21. Despite playing the same seven teams all season, COVID-19 outbreaks, and a third consecutive first-round … Continue reading
Photo: Sportsnet The National Hockey League today announced that Carolina Hurricanes Head Coach Rod Brind’Amour has won the 2020-21 Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s coach of the year. Brind’Amour is the first Whalers/Hurricanes head coach to receive the honor.
Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom was voted the best passer in the NHL by the players’ association in their annual poll released on Thursday. The vote featured 490 NHL player participants answering 14 questions.
Photo: NHL.com Adam Fox of the New York Rangers, Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning, and Cale Makar of the Colorado Avalanche are the three finalists for the 2020-21 James Norris Memorial Trophy, awarded “to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position,” … Continue reading
The 2020-21 season saw Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov prove once again that he is a reliable Top 4, even top pairing blueliner, in today’s NHL. After being a part of the Capitals’ best defensive pairing during their Stanley Cup … Continue reading
Photo: NHL via Getty Images Every NHL player has their ups and downs during the regular season, especially during a shortened 56-game season that is preceded by a 10-day training camp and no exhibition games. In this post, NoVa Caps … Continue reading
Photo: NHL.com According to CBC, NHL players and personnel will be allowed to cross the border for the 2021 Stanley Cup Semifinals and Stanley Cup Final if necessary in private planes. They will have to test for COVID-19 before and … Continue reading
Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images In a “typical” season, NoVa Caps has traditionally reviewed the Washington Capitals’ performance after each quarter. With the 2020-21 season being an abbreviated 56-game season instead of the normal 82-game season, we will … Continue reading
“Playing With Alex Ovechkin Was An Experience I Will Cherish For the Rest of My Life”: Zdeno Chara Speaks On His NHL Future, Playing With Alex Ovechkin, and More In His Exit Interview
With the Washington Capitals’ season ending in another first round postseason exit, the team’s players and coaches conducted their annual exit interviews at MedStar Capitals Iceplex with the media, via teleconference, before heading their separate ways for the offseason. In his, … Continue reading
Defenseman Brenden Dillon told the media during the Washington Capitals‘ breakdown day on Tuesday that he felt “first and foremost, [frustrated]” after the team was eliminated from the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Boston Bruins in Game 5 on … Continue reading