Tag Archives: Daniel Sprong

Trade Talk: Who Could The Capitals Move In The Off-Season?

Photo: SI After a third consecutive first-round playoff exit, Washington Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan said he was open to trading any player that would make the team better, with the exception of captain Alex Ovechkin and center Nicklas Backstrom. … Continue reading

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Capitals Player Performance Grades For The 2020-21 Regular Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Every NHL player has their ups and downs during the regular season, especially during a shortened 56-game season that is preceded by a 10-day training camp and no exhibition games. In this post, NoVa Caps … Continue reading

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The Capitals’ Outlook For The 2021 NHL Expansion Draft

Photo: NHL.com With the 2020-21 season in the books, the attention for the Washington Capitals now shifts to the 2021 NHL Expansion Draft for the Seattle Kraken, who begin play in October. Teams will have to submit their player protection lists … Continue reading

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Daniel Sprong Will Likely Replace Michal Raffl In Capitals’ Lineup For Game 5

Forward Daniel Sprong took line rushes on the second line at the Washington Capitals’ morning skate prior to Game 5 of their 2021 Stanley Cup Playoff first-round series against the Boston Bruins. He skated in place of Michael Raffl, hinting that … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Skates During Capitals’ Optional Practice

Center Lars Eller, who missed the Washington Capitals‘ 3-2 double-overtime loss in Game 3 of their first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins on Wednesday due to a lower-body injury, skated during the team’s optional practice.

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Lars Eller Skates, T.J. Oshie And Vitek Vanecek Do Not Participate In Morning Skate; Daniel Sprong Skates With Extras

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller, who left the second period during Game 2 of the team’s first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Boston Bruins with a lower-body injury, participated in the team’s morning skate prior to Game 3 at … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Flyers, 4-2; Daniel Sprong Scores Sixth Goal In As Many Games

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Philadelphia Flyers by a score of 4-2 at Capital One Arena on Friday night. The loss kept the Capitals two points behind the Pittsburgh Penguins with a game in hand. … Continue reading

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Sprong Has Sprung: Capitals’ Daniel Sprong Nets Fourth Goal in Three Games

Photo: Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Washington Capitals forward Daniel Sprong stayed hot during Thursday’s game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Capital One Arena, scoring his eleventh goal of the season and fourth in his last three games.

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Capitals Thump Islanders, 6-3; 4th Line Scores Two Goals

Photo by Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals thumped the New York Islanders, 6-3, Saturday night at Nassau Coliseum in New York. The victory improves the Capitals record to 31-13-4 (66 points) on the season.

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Short Season Surprise: Daniel Sprong Having An Impressive Season For the Capitals in 2020-21

Mike Stobe/NHLI via Getty Images Before the pandemic-shortened 2020-21 NHL season began, when one envisioned a full, healthy lineup for the Washington Capitals, it’s likely that 2019-20 trade acquisition Daniel Sprong wasn’t among the names that would be seeing a … Continue reading

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