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Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports The Washington Capitals did not qualify for the 2023 Stanley Cup Playoffs this season, but several former Capitals goaltenders are playing for teams that are still playing hockey, including three goaltenders that were in the … Continue reading
With the 2022-23 campaign in the books for the Washington Capitals, NoVa Caps grades GM Brian MacLellan’s moves since Game 6 of the 2022 Stanley Cup first-round series against the Florida Panthers.
Photo: Ontario Hockey League The Washington Capitals have arguably been a serious contender for most, if not all of Bryan MacLellan’s tenure as General Manager. However, the cost of maintaining a contender has not been highly conducive to optimizing the … Continue reading
Scott Taetsch/Getty Images When the offseason officially began for all 32 NHL teams last summer, it was no secret that the Washington Capitals were in the market for a goaltender or two. Having given the paint to two, inexperienced young … Continue reading
Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Toronto Maple Leafs by a score of 3-2 at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday to fall to 0-2-0 this season. Goaltender Charlie Lindgren made 36 saves in his Capitals debut while former Washington … Continue reading
Paige Taylor White/Toronto Star While the Washington Capitals revamped their goaltending tandem during the offseason, they won’t have to wait long to see one of their most recent former occupants of the crease as they begin the 2022-23 regular season.
Where Did Everybody Go? Capitals First Round Draft Picks Could Be Few And Far Between On Opening Night
Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals have generally been a team that has populated their lineup with numerous first-round picks from the NHL draft. However, the 2022-23 opening night roster could have a dearth of Capitals first-rounders, especially first-rounders selected by … Continue reading
Photo: NHL via Getty Images Vegas oddsmakers continue to release their odds for the 2022-23 NHL season, and next up are the odds for the Vezina Trophy. The Trophy is awarded to the NHL’s best goalie at the end of … Continue reading
Counting on Kuemper: Examining Expectations For Darcy Kuemper Entering His First Season In Washington
Andy Cross/The Denver Post The Washington Capitals entered the 2022 offseason looking to redesign their goaltending, after the youthful tandem of Ilya Samsonov and Vitek Vanecek failed to produce a clear number one option. Making a splash in the free … Continue reading
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