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We Could Have Had….?!”: Washington Capitals’ Draft Day Misses: 2014 – 2016

Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The 2022 NHL Entry Draft is just 10 days away. As part of our pre-draft coverage we present our annual look draft day misses – players the Washington Capitals could have selected, but ultimately decided to … Continue reading

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Tournament Summary For Current And Former Washington Capitals Players Who Participated In The 2022 IIHF World Championship

Photo: Team Slovakia The IIHF World Championships were completed on Sunday after Team Finland beat Team Canada in the Gold Medal game. While there were no Washington Capitals players in the Gold Medal game, there were plenty of current and … Continue reading

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Michal Kempny And The Czechs Win Bronze At 2022 IIHF World Championships

Photo: Andrea Cardin/ HHOF-IIHF Images On Sunday, the Czechs had a come-from-behind victory over the United States to win the Bronze medal in the 2022 IIHF World Championships. The final score was 8-4, as the Czechs scored six times during … Continue reading

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A Golden Finnish: Team Finland Downs Team Canada in Overtime to Capture Gold in 2022 World Championship

Photo: IIHF While the likes of Team USA and Team Canada are often talked about as hockey superpowers when it comes to international play, the tide has turned in favor of Finland, who captured the 2022 International Ice Hockey Federation’s World … Continue reading

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Grades For Capitals’ GM Brian MacLellan’s Past Trade Deadline Moves

Photo: Getty Images With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just under a month away, NoVa Caps reviews Washington Capitals GM Brian MacLellan’s first seven trade deadlines on the job. 

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Former Capital, Red Wings’ Jakub Vrana Out At Least Four Months After Undergoing Shoulder Surgery

Photo: Raj Mehta-USA TODAY Sports Detroit Red Wings head coach Jeff Blashill announced on Thursday that left-wing Jakub Vrana will undergo surgery on his shoulder and will miss at least four months.

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Former Washington Capital Jakub Vrana Off To Rough Start In Detroit

Photo: Detroit Free Press Former Washington Capital Jakub Vrana lasted only a few shifts at his first day of training camp with the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.

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“Nummer Drei Was Die Beste” And Regrets For The Rest: What Became Of The Players From The First Round Of The 2014 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: Getty Images The 2013 NHL Entry Draft took place June 27-28 at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The cry of the tanking teams that year was “Be Bad for Ekblad”, as Aaron Ekblad was considered to be the … Continue reading

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The Best Trade Acquisitions Of The 2020-21 NHL Season

Photo: NHL.com During every NHL season (both in-season or the offseason), teams make trades to improve their roster. While some backfire, a lot end up paying off big time for some teams. NoVa Caps looks at the five best trade … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana: “The Opportunity To Play For The Red Wings Is A Lot Different Than In Washington”

Detroit Red Wings and former Washington Capitals left-wing Jakub Vrana met with the Detroit media via Zoom on Wednesday to discuss the new three-year contract he signed that carries a $5.25 million cap hit on Tuesday to avoid arbitration.

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