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Projecting The Metropolitan Division Standings Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR)

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports For the final post in this series, we’re taking a look at the Metropolitan Division, hockey’s toughest division. For all intents and purposes, the Metro is going to be a tightly contested division, and could … Continue reading

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2021-22 Metropolitan Division Preview

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images With the 2021-22 NHL regular season set to begin later this week, NoVa Caps concludes their annual division preview series with the Metropolitan Division.

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Blue Jackets Rescind Unvaccinated Zac Rinaldo’s Training Camp Invitation

Photo: NESN After signing left-wing Zac Rinaldo to a one-year, two-way contract over the summer, the Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Tuesday that the 31-year-old’s invitation to the team’s training camp has been rescinded after Rinaldo refused to get a … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Metropolitan Division

Photo: NBC Sports With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, some teams have gotten better, while others have gotten worse. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s … Continue reading

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Former Blue Jackets, Rangers Coach John Tortorella Joins ESPN As Studio Analyst

Photo: NHL.com According to The Athletic’s Aaron Portzline, John Tortorella will join ESPN’s NHL coverage for the 2021-22 season as a studio analyst after the former Columbus Blue Jackets as their head coach and organization mutually agreed to part ways … Continue reading

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Flyers Acquire Cam Atkinson From Blue Jackets For Jakub Voracek

Photo: Icon Sportsware/Getty Images The Philadelphia Flyers acquired right-wing Cam Atkinson from the Columbus Blue Jackets on Saturday in exchange for right-wing Jakub Voracek on Saturday. Atkinson, 32, has four seasons left on a contract that carries a $5.875 million … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets Trade Seth Jones, 32nd Overall Pick, 2022 Sixth-Round Pick To Blackhawks For Adam Boqvist, 12th Overall Pick, 44th Overall Pick, 2022 First-Round Pick

Photo: Bleacher Nation The Columbus Blue Jackets traded right-handed defenseman Seth Jones in addition to the 32nd overall pick in Friday’s 2021 NHL Draft and a 2022 sixth-round pick to the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night in exchange for right-handed … Continue reading

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The 25 Biggest Names Left Exposed In 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: SN After teams’ protection lists for the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft were released on Sunday morning, there were several surprises and plenty of big names available for the Seattle Kraken to pick from by Wednesday at 10 AM ET. … Continue reading

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Blue Jackets’ Goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks Dies After Apparent Fireworks Malfunction

Photo: NBC Sports The Columbus Blue Jackets announced on Monday morning that goaltender Matiss Kivlenieks passed away from injuries he sustained as a result of a fireworks malfunction in Novi, Michigan, on Sunday. Kivlenieks was attending a holiday party at … Continue reading

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Projecting The United States’ 2022 Men’s Olympic Ice Hockey Roster: Which Capitals Might Play In Beijing?

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images With the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in China set to start on February 4, the NHL is expected to allow players to participate as outlined in the last Collective Bargaining Agreement. That is expected to be … Continue reading

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