Tag Archives: Faceoffs

Overcoming the New Year Adversity: What Can the Capitals Do To Get Back on Track in 2019?

How can the Capitals get back on the winning track to begin 2019? Continue reading

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The Capitals Are Playing Too Loose and Need To Tighten Their Game Up

How can the Capitals adjust their game in the middle of this lengthy home stand? Continue reading

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The Lack Of Faceoff Wins: How Can the Capitals Improve Inside the Faceoff Dot?

Why are the Washington Capitals struggling in the faceoff dot? Continue reading

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The Defending Champions Return To Pittsburgh: Capitals @ Penguins

After a memorable Banner Raising Night, the Capitals hit the road for Pittsburgh. Continue reading

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Saving Face(offs): Nic Dowd Could Help Fill the Void Left by Beagle

Photo: NHL via Getty Images On July 1st, 2018, the Washington Capitals signed forward Nic Dowd to a one year, league minimum contract. However, since his signing, the trail has gone quiet for our newest center forward. The twenty-eight year … Continue reading

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Where the Series Is Won and Lost: What Factors Will Decide the Playoff Series Between the Blue Jackets and Capitals?

What will be the factors that decide the playoff series between the Blue Jackets and Capitals? Continue reading

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Dogged on the Dot: Jay Beagle’s Faceoff Numbers Speak Volumes About His Value to the Capitals

Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Jay Beagle is without a doubt, one of the hardest-working and defensively responsible members of the Capitals’ offensive corps, and those traits alone are one reason why the undrafted center has been so successful at … Continue reading

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Which Capitals Prospects Are Sticking Out in the Preseason? And, What is With All of the Preseason Penalties?

Which Capitals prospects have performed well early in the preseason? Continue reading

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Capitals Preseason Opener Features Slew of Penalties

Photo: NHL As the Capitals and Devils dropped the puck to the excitement of the fans at Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey, the vibe of excitement quickly changed with the whistles coming from those in the zebra stripes on … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Player Preview: Jay ​Beagle

NoVa Caps has been preparing key “player previews” for the upcoming season as the Washington Capitals begin to gear up for the start of training camp in two weeks. Today, we continue our player previews with center Jay Beagle. 

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