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Surprises And Disappointments Of 2022-23 NHL Season So Far

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images The first quarter of the 2022-23 NHL season was an interesting one to say the least with six teams that missed the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs currently in a postseason position (five of which are … Continue reading

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Bettor Sense: Odds To Win The 2023 Rocket Richard Trophy

Las Vegas bookmakers continue to rollout opening odds for the 2022-23 NHL season, including odds for each player to win the Rocket Richard Trophy. The Rocket Richard is given annually to the NHL’s leading goal scorer.

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”His Off Years Are Like Anybody’s Best Year, Right?”: NHL Superstars Talk Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin’s Career

Photo: NHL.com After left-wing Alex Ovechkin’s four-point performance in the Washington Capitals’ 5-1 opening night win against the New York Rangers on Wednesday, where he scored twice and passed Marcel Dionne for fifth on the NHL’s goal-scoring list with the … Continue reading

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Projecting The United States’ 2022 Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Roster: Which Capitals Might Play In Beijing?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images With the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China set to start on February 4, the NHL is expected to allow players to participate as outlined in the last Collective Bargaining Agreement. That is expected to be … Continue reading

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Auston Matthews, Jacob Slavin And Jared Spurgeon Named Finalists For Lady Bing Trophy

Members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association submitted ballots for the Lady Byng Trophy at the conclusion of the regular season, with the top three vote-getters designated as finalists. On Saturday the NHL announced that Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin and … Continue reading

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Recap Of The Last 20 Years Of The NHL Entry Draft

Photo: @Capitals In our latest post to prepare you for next week’s draft, NoVa Caps examines the NHL entry drafts of the current millennium, gives a short summary of each year and a tag line, many times based on who … Continue reading

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Nathan MacKinnon Wins The Lady Bing Trophy

AP Photo/Jack Dempsey The NHL announced Friday night that Nathan MacKinnon of the Colorado Avalanche was the 2019-20 Lady Bing Trophy winner. The award, voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, is given annually to the NHL player who … Continue reading

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Avalanche’s Nathan MacKinnon, Maple Leafs’ Auston Matthews, Blues’ Ryan O’Reilly Nominated For Lady Byng Award

Photo: NHL.com According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, Colorado Avalanche center Nathan MacKinnon, Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, and St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’Reilly are the nominees for the Lady Byng Trophy this season. The award is given to … Continue reading

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NHL Releases Weekly Update on COVID-19 Testing and Cases

Photo: NHL via Getty Images As a condition of a formal agreement in place between the league, teams and players, the NHL will now be providing all official announcements regarding testing for COVID-19 and subsequent cases detected as a result … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Star Center Auston Matthews Reportedly Tests Positive For COVID-19

Photo: NHLPA Steve Simmonds of the Toronto Sun reported on Friday afternoon that Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews has tested positive for the coronavirus, just hours after it was reported that three Tampa Bay Lightning players and two staff members … Continue reading

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