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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: Pacific Division

Photo: NHL.com 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 concludes … Continue reading

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2022-23 NHL Offseason Moves Tracker

Photo: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports With the 2021-22 NHL season now in the books, teams will look to improve through trades, free agency, the entry draft, and more ways. NoVa Caps provides a list of every move throughout the offseason.

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A Look At The Key Races Across NHL With Two Weeks Left In Regular Season

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI via Getty Images With two weeks remaining in the regular season after Thursday night, there is still plenty to watch for as just five spots in the Stanley Cup Playoffs are taken, teams are battling for positioning, and … Continue reading

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Capitals Tenacity And T.J. Oshie Pull One Out Of The Fire

Screen cap: @Capitals It was another hard-fought game for the Washington Capitals, just like the night before in Calgary. The only difference, it looked like the good guys might come up short in this one. Then T.J. Oshie snatched the … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Oilers, 4-3 In Overtime; Nicklas Backstrom Records 1,000 Career NHL Point

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Edmonton Oilers, 4-3 (OT) Wednesday night at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta. The loss drops the Capitals record to 31-18-10 (72 points) on the season.

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n1cKy Points – Nicklas Backstrom Records 1,000th Career Point Against the Edmonton Oilers

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images Just one game after playing in his 1,000th game with teammate Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals Center Nicklas Backstrom became just the second player in franchise history to reach 1,000 career points.

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Ilya Samsonov Will Start In Goal, No Other Lineup Changes Tonight Against Oilers

Washington Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette met with the media this afternoon in Edmonton prior to the their game against the Oilers. Laviolette announced that Ilya Samsonov will start in goal for the Capitals and that there would be no … Continue reading

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Edmonton Preparing To Roll-Out Unwelcome Mat For Alex Ovechkin And The Capitals

The Washington Capitals two-game tour of the province of Alberta, Canada, continues tonight when they visit the Oilers in Edmonton, Alberta. In a province of nearly 4.5 million people it is estimated that about 345,000 of those are of Ukrainian descent. … Continue reading

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Oilers Fire Head Coach Tippet, Replace Him With Jay Woodcroft

Photo: Andy Devlin/NHLI via Getty Images According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Edmonton Oilers fired head coach Dave Tippet and replaced him with Jay Woodcroft on Thursday morning after losing to the Vegas Golden Knights and Chicago Blackhawks (both at … Continue reading

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