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Surprises And Disappointments Of 2022-23 NHL Season So Far

Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images The first quarter of the 2022-23 NHL season was an interesting one to say the least with six teams that missed the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs currently in a postseason position (five of which are … Continue reading

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Preview: Capitals Clash With Colorado On Saturday

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images The Washington Capitals host the defending Stanley Cup Champion Colorado Avalanche on Saturday in the first of two meetings between the teams this season. Washington swept the two-game regular-season set against Colorado in 2021-22, including … Continue reading

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“I’m Excited For This New Chapter, New Adventure, Can’t Wait to Start It Tomorrow”: Darcy Kuemper Speaks Ahead of His Capitals Debut

Screenshot: Capitals The Capitals will have a number of new faces taking the ice on Opening Night on October 12, as their 2022-23 regular season kicks off against the Boston Bruins. Among them will be goaltender Darcy Kuemper, who enters … Continue reading

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2022-23 Central Division Preview

Photo: John Russell/Getty Images With the start of the 2022-23 NHL season 12 days away, NoVa Caps begins their annual division previews. We will start with the Central Division.

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Avalanche Re-sign MacKinnon To Eight-Year, $100.8 Million Contract, Make Him Highest-Paid NHL Player

Photo: NHL.com The Colorado Avalanche announced on Tuesday that the team has re-signed center Nathan MacKinnon to an eight-year contract extension that will carry a $12.6 million cap hit and begin in 2023-24, which will be the highest in the … 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: Central Division

Photo: AP News 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 Caps … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Winning Coach Jared Bednar Brings Cup To South Carolina Stingrays Arena, Started Coaching Career With Capitals ECHL Affliliate

Photo: @SCStingrays Jared Bednar, head coach of the 2022 Stanley Cup Winning Colorado Avalanche, got his start as a head coach in the Washington Capitals’ system, coaching for the South Carolina Stingrays. Before the 2007-08 season, he was promoted to … Continue reading

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New Capitals Goaltender Darcy Kuemper: “I Ended Up With A Great Organization, Great Team, and I’m Really Excited”

Screen cap: @Capitals The Washington Capitals headed into the first day of free agency in need of two goaltenders, after trading Vitek Vanecek and not making a qualifying offer to Ilya Samsonov. General Manager Brian MacLellan accomplished both within a … Continue reading

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Andre Burakovsky Signs With Seattle Kraken On A Five-year, $27.5 Million Free Agent Contract

John Locher/Associated Press Former Washington Capitals and Colorado Avalanche forward Andre Burakovsky signed a five-year, $27.5 million deal with the Seattle Kraken on the first day of free agency. The deal reunites him with former Capitals teammate Philipp Grubauer.

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