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Preliminary Assessment of Team Goaltending In The Metropolitan Division Heading Into The 2023-24 Season
With a new season on the near horizon, it’s a good time to assess the goaltending situation for each of the teams in the Metropolitan Division. This particular assessment will include last year’s statistics (save percentage, goals against average, etc.) … Continue reading
Believe it or not, the NHL’s 2022-23 season is already more than two weeks old, so it’s time to begin looking at a few of the early trends that are developing within the Metropolitan Division. First up are the netminders.
Photo: TSN After a lot of NHL teams changed their goalie outlook whether that is for the better or worse this offseason, NoVa Caps continues their series in looking at all 32 situations in the net. Today, we move on … Continue reading
Russian To The Metro – An Updated Look At The Influx Of Russian Netminders In The Metropolitan Division
In recent seasons we’ve seen a tremendous wave of new Russian-born goaltenders begin to make an impact in the Metropolitan Division. NoVa Caps examined this before the 2019-20 season, provided an update before the 2020-21 season, and provided another update before the … Continue reading
The Russian Invasion: An Updated Look At The Influx Of Russian Netminders In The Metropolitan Division
In recent seasons we’ve seen a tremendous wave of new Russian-born goaltenders begin to make an impact in the Metropolitan Division. NoVa Caps examined this before the 2019-20 season and provided an update prior to the 2020-21 season.
Review Of NHL East Division Goaltenders: How The Capitals Netminders Stack Up Halfway Through The Season
The last two weeks have seen quite a few changes in the NHL East Division. The Capitals and Islanders have climbed atop the standings, while the Bruins and Flyers have dropped. The last two weeks have also seen significant change … Continue reading
Review Of East Division Goaltenders: How Do Capitals Netminders Stack Up Against East Division Goaltenders
As we predicted prior to the start of the season, the NHL’s East Division has proven to be the most competitive of the four new divisions designated for this unique 56-game season. After the first 21 games, the goal differential … Continue reading
Before the 2019-20 season, it was evident that there was a new wave of young Russian-born goaltenders who would soon be having an impact in the National Hockey League, with many of them expected to soon populate the Metropolitan Division … Continue reading
Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The NHL’s free agency period has seen a number of moves involving goalies, and many of those signings have come in the Metropolitan Division. Several teams have young netminders with bright futures ahead, some moved to … Continue reading
Photo: @Drew_Snipes Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin was back on the ice at Pines Ice Arena in Pembroke Pines, Florida on Thursday. As we first reported last week, Ovechkin has been skating at the Miami area rink for a while … Continue reading