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Everybody’s Starry Eyed: 2017 NHL All Star Game Recap

Photo: Washington Capitals The Metropolitan Division won the 2017 NHL All-Star Game on Sunday, beating the Atlantic Division 10-6, and the Pacific Division 4-3. 

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A Closer Look at the NHL Playoff Format

While it’s just past Christmas, there is already talk of who’s in and out of the playoffs. By this point, it’s clear which teams will be in prime position to make a cup run, and which ones are already out … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Buffalo Sabres 3-2

http://1.cdn.nhle.com/capitals/images/upload/gallery/2014/11/459429280_slide.jpg (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images) I think it’s a miracle that Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo is a coherent sentence in English. Regardless of your feelings on syntax, the Buffalo Sabres and a recently healthy … Continue reading

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At the Quarter Mark: Special Teams

With a quarter of the season in the books, there are many things Caps fans should be excited about. The Capitals are 3rd in the knife-fight and powerhouse Metropolitan Division. Alex Ovechkin notched his 16th career hat trick and will likely … Continue reading

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Coaches Challenge Strikes Again! What is “Control”?

Tuesday night,  a Washington Capitals goal was disallowed after Columbus coach John Tortorella used his coaches challenge to argue that the zone entry the Capitals had was off-side. A while back, I argued that this rule needs to change because … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Spooky: Caps Beat Nucks 5-2

Photo: Vancouver Canucks Halloweekend is upon us. Any normal person would be heading out in their Halloween best, bingeing their child’s candy, or if you’re my age, heading to a party of this variety. The Caps celebrated Halloween previously this … Continue reading

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From the Other Side: An Interview With a Friend (and a Rangers Fan)

As a 23 year old Caps fan and DC native, I have never witnessed a major Washington sports team win a championship. The last team that won was the Washington Football Team in 1992, just before I was born in … Continue reading

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Analytics and the Eye Test: More Info for Better Decisions

Graphic: RIT.edu On Tuesday, Capitals beat writer Isabelle Khurshudyan held a wide ranging interview with General Manager Brian MacLellan and Head Coach Barry Trotz discussing how they’ll improve the team, be it through “statistics, video or, as Trotz put it, ‘the … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Starts…Now! Our “Silly Season” Recap Will Catch You Up On Significant Off-Season Activity

  NoVa Caps is very excited to see many of our followers who took the summer off re-engaging with us via our social media outlets! We missed you all and wanted to get all of you caught up with the … Continue reading

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Team North America: The Future is Now!

When it was announced that there would be two hybrid teams in this years World Cup of Hockey – Team Europe (or, as many have referred to it, “Team Some of Europe“), and Team North America – I was skeptical. … Continue reading

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