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Deserving A Shot In The Top Four? An Initial Comparison Of Radko Gudas vs. Nick Jensen

Coming into the 2019-20 regular season, Nick Jensen was the presumptive choice for a role in the top four defensive group, paired with Dmitry Orlov. Now with eight games of the season (10%) in the books, we’ve already seen significant … Continue reading

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Confusion on the Defense at Capitals Morning Skate

When the Washington Capitals were taking their initial rushes at the start of morning skate on Wednesday, there was some confusion on the blue line. One guy was not skating with his familiar partner. Was it because that particular player … Continue reading

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Capitals Defense Faces Challenge in High-Flying Maple Leafs

The Capitals blue line met their doom on Friday the 13th when Matt Niskanen suffered an injury in their game against the Devils. The next night, the Caps  surrendered a snowman in an 8-2 beat down by the Flyers. It … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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10 Facts About the Washington Capitals Play at the Midway Point in the Season

Wednesday night’s decisive win over the Penguins was not only a huge game in the Metropolitan Division, but it also quietly marked the 41st game of the 2016-2017 campaign – the halfway point in the Capitals season. So what do … Continue reading

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