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Home Cooking and A Hat Trick: Retro Recap: Atlanta Thrashers @ Washington Capitals, November 26, 2008

Mitchell Layton/NHLI via Getty Images Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still … Continue reading

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Beginnings With Bruce and Backstrom Birthday Heroics — Retro Recap: Washington Capitals @ Philadelphia Flyers – November 23, 2007

Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined. … Continue reading

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“Backy to the Beginning”: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals vs Ottawa Senators – November 8, 2007

Chris Wattie/Reuters Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be just over a month into the regular season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the landscape dramatically and the NHL 2020-21 schedule is still being determined. … Continue reading

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Stick Taps to the Veterans: A Look At the Washington Capitals on Veterans’ Day

Nam Yuh/Associated Press November 11 is an important day in history. On November 11, 1918, Germany signed the armistice agreement with the Allies to end World War I. The anniversary of that date was commemorated by Armistice Day, eventually known … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Halloween Happenings: Horrors and Highlights

Photo: Associated Press In a normal year, October means many things. It’s a time when the weather gets colder, the leaves on the trees turn color, and college and professional football are in full swing. The Major League Baseball postseason is … Continue reading

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A Gould-en Comeback – Retro Recap: Washington Capitals vs Winnipeg Jets – October 30, 1983

Washington Capitals Under normal circumstances, the NHL at this point in the year, would be conducting its latest regular season action, with teams just beginning an 82-game schedule in preparation for the following spring’s playoffs. However, the COVID pandemic has … Continue reading

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The Last Hurrah: Stanley Cup Contenders Who Fell From the Promised Land

Photo: Getty Images Throughout NHL history, there have been a number of teams who have made the Stanley Cup Final only to fall into mediocrity for years following their appearance in the “Big Dance”. This list includes teams at the … Continue reading

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Top 10 Capitals’ Games Of 2019-20 Season

Photo: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images While the Washington Capitals did not finish the season the way anyone wanted, there were some unforgettable moments from the 2019-20 campaign, especially during the team’s 26-6-5 start. Now that this season is in the books, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals – New York Islanders – Round 1, Game 2 Preview

Elsa/Getty Images After a crushing, 4-2 loss in Game 1 of their first round Stanley Cup Playoff series against former Head Coach Barry Trotz and the New York Islanders, the Washington Capitals are looking to tie the series at one … Continue reading

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Everything You Need To Know And See From Day Four Of The Stanley Cup Qualifiers

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/Getty Images Tuesday’s action in the Stanley Cup Qualifiers was action-packed with a series sweep and two teams tied their best-of-five series as we get into the midst of the round. Did you miss anything? NoVa Caps has … Continue reading

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