Tag Archives: 2021-22 NHL Season

November NHL Power Rankings

Photo: Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images With a quarter of the 2021-22 NHL season in the books, NoVa Caps ranks all 32 teams in our monthly power rankings. Some teams who were expected to be near or at the bottom … Continue reading

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October NHL 2021-22 Power Rankings

Photo: Greg Forweck/Getty Images With the month of October almost in the books, NoVa Caps ranks all 32 teams in our power rankings. Some teams who were expected to be near or at the bottom have surprised so far this … Continue reading

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Releasing the Kraken: A Look At the Seattle Kraken’s Historical Home Opener

NHL On December 4. 2018, the National Hockey League awarded Seattle, Washington, an expansion franchise, the second such team to join the league’s existing teams after the Vegas Golden Knights began play in the 2017-18 season.

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Disney Nearly Sold Out Of Commercial Time For 2021-22 NHL Season

We are only a little over a week into the new NHL season, but so far ESPN’s return after 17 years appears to be going well. Their opening night Penguins-Lightning broadcast averaged 983,000 viewers, the league’s largest Opening Night audience … Continue reading

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Give-And-Go Goal: Nick Jensen Scores First Goal of the 2021-22 Season On Odd-Man Rush

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Entering Tuesday night’s game against the Colorado Avalanche, Washington Capitals defenseman Nick Jensen had scored just two goals in 143 Games Played in a Washington sweater, both coming last season. However, unlike the length of … Continue reading

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Bolted Down: Capitals Lose To Lightning In Overtime – A Look At The Numbers

Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images In what was a tight, defensively focused affair between old Southeast Division rivals, the Washington Capitals squandered away a power play in overtime against the Tampa Bay Lightning, resulting in a Steven Stamkos overtime winner. … Continue reading

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Postgame Analytics Review: Caps Dominate Rangers In Season Opener

Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images The Capitals opened up the 2021-22 regular season in style, dominating the Rangers, 5-1.  Alex Ovechkin potted two goals, his second technically being a short handed goal, and recorded four points on the night. … Continue reading

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Projecting The Metropolitan Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports For the final post in this series, we’re taking a look at the Metropolitan Division, hockey’s toughest division. For all intents and purposes, the Metro is going to be a tightly contested division, and could … Continue reading

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Projecting The Atlantic Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Atlantic Division is back in action with one of the strongest divisions in the NHL. Many will be watching the pecking order in this division after the back-to-back Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading

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Projecting The Central Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Central Division, the toughest division in years’ past, takes a step back in that direction with the Chicago Blackhawks strengthening their roster, the Winnipeg Jets adding depth on the blue line, and the Stanley … Continue reading

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