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2022-23 Atlantic Division Preview

Photo: Silver Seven Sens With the start of the 2022-23 NHL season four days away (for the Eastern Conference), NoVa Caps continues their annual division previews. Today, we will preview the Atlantic Division.

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“That’s My Natural Position and That’s Where I’m Looking to Perform”: Connor McMichael Talks Playing Center, Zach Fucale Evaluates His Play in the Capitals’ First Preseason Game

Della Young/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals kicked off the 2022-23 season with a 4-3 overtime loss to the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena in their first preseason contest. While the preseason may or may not mean much to some, … Continue reading

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Buffalo Beats Capitals, 4-3 (OT), In Preseason Opener

Photo: Della Young/NoVa Caps The Washington Capitals lost the Buffalo Sabres by a score of 4-3 in overtime in their first preseason game on Sunday afternoon at Capital One Arena. Goaltenders Zach Fucale, who made 15 saves on 17 shots … Continue reading

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Capitals Release Roster For Sunday’s First Preseason Game Against Buffalo Sabres

The Washington Capitals announced their roster for their opening preseason tilt against the Buffalo Sabres on Sunday. As expected, the roster is primarily made-up of Capitals prospects, as many of them will be getting their first real shot to make … Continue reading

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Examining All 32 NHL Goaltending Tandems For 2022-23 Season: Part I

Photo by Michael Martin/NHLI via Getty Images With a number of teams changing up their goaltending across the NHL this offseason, NoVa Caps takes a look at all of the 32 team’s goaltending situation for the 2022-23 season. We do … Continue reading

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2022 NHL Offseason Grades: Atlantic Division

Photo: Tampa Bay Times With the 2022 NHL Draft in the books and most of the key unrestricted free agents under contract for the 2022-23 camapign, teams have changed their teams for the better, worse, or maybe not much. NoVa … Continue reading

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2022-23 NHL Offseason Moves Tracker

Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports With the 2021-22 NHL season now in the books, teams will look to improve through trades, free agency, the entry draft, and more ways. NoVa Caps provides a list of every move throughout the offseason.

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So You Think Your Team’s Postseason History Has Been Bad? – Playoff Failures In Perspective

Screen cap: Youtube After losing in Round 1 for the fourth consecutive season, it’s not difficult for Washington Capitals fans to feel depressed about their team, especially when their core players are growing long in the tooth. But, to put … Continue reading

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Laviolette’s Well-Timed Timeout Fuels Capitals Resurgence Against Sabres

The Buffalo Sabres had just taken their first lead of Friday night’s game against the Washington Capitals. But the larger concern at hand for the Capitals was the fact that the Sabres were buzzing. They had grabbed control of the … Continue reading

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Sweet 16: Alex Ovechkin Caps Off Productive Night With 16th Career Game-Deciding Shootout Goal

Ben Green/NHLI via Getty Images After a disappointing showing in their previous game against the St. Louis Blues, the Washington Capitals’ 4-3 shootout win over the Buffalo Sabres was a welcome bounce-back performance for the Metropolitan Division’s fourth-placed team. The … Continue reading

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