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Braden Holtby Expected To Make Stars’ Debut at Rangers On Thursday In What Was “Easy Decision”

Photo: @DallasStars Dallas Stars head coach Rick Bowness announced prior to the team’s season-opener against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on Thursday that goaltender Braden Holtby will start in goal.

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Braden Holtby Earns .951 Save Percentage Through First Two Preseason Games With Stars

Photo: @DallasStars Former Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby played his first full game as a member of the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night in the team’s 3-1 victory over the St. Louis Blues at American Airlines Center, where he made … Continue reading

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2021-22 Central Division Preview

Photo: Glenn James/Getty Images With training camps and exhibition games for the 2021-22 NHL season underway, it is time to preview each of the four divisions. NoVa Caps continues their annual season previews by division with the Central Division.

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

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Central Division, the toughest division in years’ past, takes a step back in that direction with the Chicago Blackhawks strengthening their roster, the Winnipeg Jets adding depth on the blue line, and the Stanley … Continue reading

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Dallas Stars, Arizona Coyotes To Play In Kraft Hockeyville USA Game

NHL hockey is  coming to west-Texas…at least for a day. The League announced on Wednesday that the city of El Paso, Texas, has been awarded the annual Kraft Hockeyville game this coming preseason. The game will feature the Dallas Stars … Continue reading

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2021 Offseason Grades: Central Division

Photo: NHL via Getty Images With the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft, entry draft, and most of the top free-agents signed this offseason, teams have moved up and down. How has each team faired? NoVa Caps grades each team’s offseason to … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Goaltender Braden Holtby Signs One-Year Contract With Stars After Getting Contract Bought Out By Canucks

Photo: NHL.com After the Vancouver Canucks bought out the final year of former Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby’s two-year contract that carried a $4.5 million cap hit, the Dallas Stars signed the 31-year-old unrestricted free agent to a one-year contract … 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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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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Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov, Hurricanes’ Alex Nedeljkovic, Stars’ Jason Robertson Nominated For Calder Trophy

Photo: Pine Journal Minnesota Wild left wing Kirill Kaprizov, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic, and Dallas Stars left wing Jason Robertson are the three finalists for the 2020‑21 Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded “to the player selected as the most proficient … Continue reading

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