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The Last Men Skating: A Look At Players Who Have Stood the Test of NHL Time

NHL It is always a momentous occasion when a player gets drafted into the NHL, and event marked every year with coverage of the NHL Entry Draft, which includes the expected anticipation of which player will be drafted first overall. … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Forward Ilya Kovalchuk Scores His First Goal Since Returning to the KHL

KHL Ilya Kovalchuk, who last played in the NHL with the Washington Capitals and departed for the Kontinental Hockey League on Christmas Day, scored a goal in his debut on December 30 for Avangard Omsk, the KHL team with which … Continue reading

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Report: Ilya Kovalchuk Set To Sign In KHL, Appears To Be Done In NHL

Photo: NHL.com According to Full Press Coverage’s Aivis Kaninš, forward Ilya Kovalchuk’s NHL career appears to be over. He added that Kovalchuk is expected to sign with the KHL’s Avangard Omsk, which is coached by former Calgary Flames bench boss … Continue reading

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Ilya Kovalchuk Possibly Headed To Russia Without NHL Opportunity; Updates On Former Capitals Jaskin, Galiev

NHL Over the the course of his nearly 16-season NHL career, Washington Capitals Alex Ovechkin has been joined by a number of notable fellow countrymen from Russia in the  Capitals’ lineup. In recent days, news on three of those players … Continue reading

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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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