Tag Archives: Brooks Orpik

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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Images from Caps Practice – The Quest for the Cup Starts Tomorrow (Photos)

NoVa Caps photographer Joe Noyes was in attendance as the Capitals took to the ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for practice ahead of tomorrow’s first round game against Toronto and the boys demonstrated just how they plan to KO the … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals Practice – It’s Go Time! (PHOTOS)

The Capitals returned to practice Tuesday morning to begin preparations for round one of the 2017 NHL playoffs. NoVa Caps photographer Debbie Pierce was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s first post-season practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. 

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Can Alzner-Carlson Compete With Other Contenders’ Top Defensive Pairings?

The Washington Capitals arguably have the best defensive corps in the National Hockey League. Just looking at the Capitals’ lineup, it’s says something when Brooks Orpik and trade deadline acquisition Kevin Shattenkirk are the third-pairing for Washington. Look around the league, and … Continue reading

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No Matter How Burdensome His Contract is, Brooks Orpik is an Asset on the Blueline

Nick Wass/Associated Press  When the Capitals signed defenseman Brooks Orpik to a five-year, $27.5 million contract in the summer of 2014, the deal was met with a mixture of reactions. Now in his third season in a Caps sweater, Orpik … Continue reading

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