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A Prime Time Winter Classic: Retro Recap – Washington Capitals @ Pittsburgh Penguins – January 1, 2011

Jamie Sabau/Getty Images North America The 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic game between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins that took place on New Year’s Day 2011 was a greatly-hyped game. In just three years of existence, the Bridgestone NHL … Continue reading

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Family Ties: The Second Time Around – Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes And the Drafting of Extended Family

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Over the years, there have been many a time when an NHL team drafts a player with the hopes that they can be a building block for the franchise, only to be disappointed by said prospect’s development, … 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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2005-06: The NHL Season That Encouraged Tanking

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When hockey fans think of the most notable teams in recent years, they usually think of the St Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, and Boston Bruins. All five of those teams have … Continue reading

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