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The Best Trade Acquisitions Of The 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: NHL.com During every NHL season (both in-season or the offseason), teams make trades to improve their roster. While some backfire, a lot end up paying off big time for some teams. NoVa Caps looks at the five best trade … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Atlantic Division

Photo: The Audacy With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading

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David Pastrnak Announces Death Of Newborn Son

Boston Bruins forward David Pastrnak and his Swedish girlfriend Rebecca Rohlsson barely had time to become parents before their lives took a very tragic turn. Pastrnak announced Monday morning on Instagram that the couple’s newborn son, Viggo Rohl Pastrnak, passed … 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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The 2020-21 Playoff Teams – In Progress Observations

Sporting News Image As the Stanley Cup Playoffs of the delayed and shortened 2020-21 season due to the Covid-19 pandemic have finished two rounds and is about to go into the third round, here are some observations on each of … Continue reading

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Bruins Head Coach Bruce Cassidy Calls Islanders “The New York Saints” After One-For-Four Night On P.K. In Game 5 Loss

Photo: John Tlumacki/Globe Staff After the New York Islanders’ three-for-four night on the man advantage in Game 5 of their second-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins on Monday, Bruins head coach Bruce Cassidy said “I think they … Continue reading

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The Eliminators – Playoff History of the Teams Who Eliminated the Capitals During the Ovi Era

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The playoff history of the Washington Capitals is certainly littered with underperformance (performing worse than expected) based on their regular season record and playoff seeding position. But often it seems like the team … Continue reading

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Second Round Of Playoffs Starts On Saturday

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The National Hockey League announced on Thursday that the Second Round of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin this weekend. Game 1 of the New York Islanders and Boston Bruins second-round series is set for 8 p.m. ET on Saturday, May 29, in Boston.

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One And Done: Capitals Ousted In 5 Games For Second Straight Season: Postgame Analytics

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images It’s deja vu all over again for the Capitals, who have now lost three-straight playoff series since hoisting the Stanley Cup in 2018. The meager run includes two-straight series where they only won … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Bruins, 3-1; Lose First-Round Series, 4-1

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Boston Bruins, 3-1, Sunday night at Capital One Arena in Washington. The Capitals loss gives the Bruins the first-round series, 4-1, and ends the Capitals 2020-21 season.

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