Tag Archives: Brooks Orpik

Will the Capitals Defense be Alright?

Since the end of the season, the position that has been weakened the most on the Capitals has undoubtedly been the defense. Losing Schmidt, Alzner and Shattenkirk looks really bad on paper and raises quite a few questions: “Who is … Continue reading

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With Many Summer Changes, How Will the Lines Shake Out at 2017 Capitals Training Camp?

How will the Washington Capitals lines get filled in training camp? Continue reading

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An “Open Letter” to the Vegas Golden Knights

 Greetings and salutations Vegas Golden Knights organization and welcome to the league. I know you’re pretty busy with this whole creating a team from scratch thing. I get it, I play NHL17 (a little too much if you ask my … Continue reading

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Brooks Orpik’s Future Could Be the Key to the Caps’ Offseason

Photo: Geoff Burke/USA Today After winning the Presidents’ Trophy for the second consecutive year, the Capitals failed to get past the Pittsburgh Penguins, who went on to win their second championship in a row. After the expectations were sky high … Continue reading

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Leaving for Las Vegas?

According to Cap Friendly’s expansion draft tool, there are 886 players available to next month’s Las Vegas draft. Each team will lose one player in the draft. While teams have two options for protecting players in the draft and there … Continue reading

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NoVa Caps’ End of Season Awards: The 2016-17 Capys!

Nova Caps presents the 2nd annual Capys Awards for the 2016-17 regular season! Continue reading

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Solving the Brooks Orpik Puzzle

When Brooks Orpik was signed to his five-year, $27.5 million deal in the summer of 2014 it was received with mixed reviews. The Capitals were in desperate need of defensive help, which Orpik brought, but he was 33-years old and some … Continue reading

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The Capitals Can Rewrite History…… or Repeat it

Can the Washington Capitals rewrite history in Game 6? Continue reading

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Images from Friday’s Practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex (PHOTOS)

The Capitals’ held a formal practice on Friday morning to finalize preparations for Game 5 of their second round tilt with the Pittsburgh Penguins. NoVa Caps photographer Joe Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. 

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Barry Trotz and The Balance Of Ice Times

Is Barry Trotz doing a good job managing the Capitals ice times? Continue reading

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