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Recap Of The Last 20 Years Of The NHL Entry Draft

Photo: @Capitals In our latest post to prepare you for next week’s draft, NoVa Caps examines the NHL entry drafts of the current millennium, gives a short summary of each year and a tag line, many times based on who … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Supports Sports Charity Auction in Moscow

Photo: @appollonov_ag Two days after partying down at his extravagant 35th birthday party, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin and wife Nastya returned to the Moscow social circuit on Saturday evening, this time for the benefit of charity. The event was … Continue reading

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Brian MacLellan’s Yearly Report Card: Assessing The Capitals’ GM’s Moves In 2019-20

Photo: @Capitals After a first-round Stanley Cup Playoff exit in 2018-19, Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan was forced to make some changes to his roster. Unfortunately, it backfired as the Capitals fell in the first round once again, and it … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Available Budget For 2020 Free Agency

Yet another Washington Capitals season has ended in disappointing fashion (most of them do, that’s sports.) This year’s offseason will be critical in terms of addressing needs and reshaping the team, as there are many areas of concern that need … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals’ Ilya Kovalchuk: “We’re All Ready. It’s Going To Be A Long And Tough Road”

On Tuesday, Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk spoke to the media on a Zoom call from Hotel X in Toronto. He discussed how well Phase 4 has gone and how exciting it is to get back into playoff action after … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Kovalchuk: “I’m Excited. I’m Just Going To Be Myself And We’re Going To Play.”

Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk told the media after the team’s practice on Saturday that he thinks that this Stanley Cup Playoff tournament will “be a little different” but had fun being on an underdog team in 2012 with the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller on Braden Holtby: “We’re Going To Need Him To Be One Of Our Best Players”

On Saturday afternoon, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller spoke to the media on a Zoom call following practice on the eleventh day of training camp. He discussed playing with linemates, Carl Hagelin and Ilya Kovalchuk, and his biggest difference playing … Continue reading

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Shane Gersich Returns; Ilya Samsonov, Alex Alexeyev Miss Practice Again – News From Day 3 Of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals Wednesday was day 3 of the Capitals summer training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals will have the day off tomorrow (Thursday) before returning to work on Friday for day 4 of camp. The team will depart for … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Ilya Kovalchuk: “I Think All The Guys Showed Up In Great Shape Physically And Mentally…We Are All Like A Big Family”

On Wednesday afternoon, Washington Capitals forward Ilya Kovalchuk spoke to the media on a Zoom call following Group Blue’s practice on the third day of training camp in Phase 3 of the NHL’s Return to Play Plan. The Capitals are … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk Is Feeling Good And Ready For A Run In Washington

While it was only seven games, Ilya Kovalchuk is feeling “it” in Washington. The Capitals trade-deadline acquisition is enjoying his time with the team, but even more important to the 37-year-old, at this stage of his career, he feels they … Continue reading

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