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Report: Panthers-Hurricanes Series This Week To Be Postponed

Photo: WRAL According to the Raleigh News & Observer’s Luke DeCock, Thursday and Saturday’s games between the Carolina Hurricanes and Florida Panthers at PNC Arena have both been postponed after four Hurricanes players tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday.

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Evaluating the NHL Central Division Using Goals Above Replacement (GAR) Metrics

Following the divisional realignment imposed by the NHL for the shortened 2020-21 regular season, the path to the playoffs and beyond will be solely based on head-to-head matchups with divisional foes. The regional realignment sees all Canadian teams moving into the new … Continue reading

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2020-21 Central Division Preview

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images As the realigned divisions are set and with the 2020-21 season just days away, NoVa Caps continues with their division previews. Today, we look at the Central Division, which features both Stanley Cup finalists:

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Winners And Losers Of The NHL’s 2020-21 Divisional Realignment

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images After Sunday’s announcement that the NHL will temporarily realign the divisions for the 2020-21 season due to the border closure, there are many teams whose Stanley Cup Playoff aspirations were boosted while others’ got worse. NoVa … Continue reading

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Florida Panthers’ BB&T Center Becomes First NHL Arena to Achieve WELL Health-Safety Rating For Fighting COVID-19

The Florida Panthers’ BB&T Center has become the first NHL arena to receive certification for compliance with IWBI standards and protocols for fighting the spread of COVID-19 and preparedness to safely accommodate fans upon reopening.

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Inaugural Game at MCI Center – Retro Recap – Florida Panthers @ Washington Capitals – December 5, 1997

Photo: Doug Pensinger /Allsport The Capitals game on December 5, 1997 against the Florida Panthers was the very first game played at MCI Center, their brand new arena located in the heart of downtown Washington DC.  After spending nearly 25 … Continue reading

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Winners And Losers Of 2020 NHL Offseason So Far

Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images It has been an unusual offseason in the NHL to say the least, with a delay in both the draft and free agency and a flat salary cap. So, which teams … Continue reading

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A Look At Possible Trade Partners For Capitals

After signing three right-handed defensemen in Justin Schultz, Trevor Van Riemsdyk, and Paul LaDue in free agency, the Washington Capitals are currently more than $1 million over the NHL salary cap. The only solution: someone appears to be heading out the … Continue reading

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2020 Offseason Report Cards: Atlantic Division

Photo: TSN As a result of the revenue impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, the NHL salary cap will remain flat for the next three years. The unexpected cap constraint has impacted how companies have managed free agency. NoVa Caps grades each … Continue reading

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Penguins Acquire Mike Matheson, Colton Sceviour from Panthers In Exchange For Patric Hornqvist

Photo: The Rat Trick The Pittsburgh Penguins sent forward Patric Hornqvist to the Florida Panthers in exchange for defenseman Mike Matheson and forward Colton Sceviour on Thursday evening. The trade broke on Wednesday but took a day to process because … Continue reading

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