Tag Archives: Jeff Halpern

District Danglers: NHL Players With Ties To The DMV

Photo: NHLPA via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ recall of forward Joe Snively to their 2021-22 roster marked a momentous occasion last season, as Snively was the first Washington Capitals player ever to be born and raised in Northern Virginia.

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Washington Capitals Alumni Profile: Jeff Halpern

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images Joe Snively was a recent example of a player who grew up as a Washington Capitals fan, signed with the Capitals as a free agent after college and ultimately made his NHL debut with the team. Snively, who … Continue reading

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Retro Recap: Halloween Zed Heads – Red Wings at Capitals – October 31, 2000

Photo: NHL On October 31, 2000, Halloween Day, the Detroit Red Wings visited MCI Center to face the Capitals. The theme of the day was Zed. No, not the letter “Z”.  Not the character from the Hellblazer comic series. No, … Continue reading

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Former Washington Capital Jeff Halpern Gets Day With Stanley Cup As Coach With Tampa Bay Lightning

Photo: NHL Tampa Bay Lightning Former Washington Capitals forward Jeff Halpern, who played with the team from 1999-2000 through 2005-06 and again in 2011-12, was part of a Stanley Cup winning Tampa Bay Lightning for the second consecutive year as … Continue reading

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The Final Showdown: Schedule For The 2021 Stanley Cup Final

Photo: NHL.com (Scott Audette, Getty Images) The matchup for the 2021 Stanley Cup Final is set. On Friday afternoon, the schedule was announced. Then on Friday night, the matchup was finalized when the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the New York … Continue reading

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Top 5 Free Agent Signings in Franchise History: No. 5

Mitchell Layton/Getty Images With NHL Free Agency just five days away, NoVa Caps is looking back at the five best free agent signings in the history of the Capitals in the five days leading up to July 1.

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Time to Give DMV Hockey Prospects a Power Play

Washington Capital Alumni, Jeff Halpern. Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images As the NHL Entry Draft approaches on June 24, the DMV is wondering if anyone from the area can break into the NHL as a regular.

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Home Boy: Jeff Halpern’s Road to Success

Patrick McDermott/Getty Images There have been many feel-good stories out of the Washington Capitals organization over the team’s 41-year history, and former captain Jeff Halpern was one of them.

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Player Notes from the Capitals Prospect Scrimmage

Without too much extrapolation, the following are my general notes and observations from the scrimmage.  Just one man’s observations from spending the week at camp and watching the prospects scrimmage.  For what it’s worth, the lines for the scrimmage were … Continue reading

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